Bertrand Meheut

Former Canal+ boss Meheut joining SFR

Bertrand Meheut, the former CEO of Canal+, is to join cable and telecom group Altice’s French unit SFR as vice-president of the group’s administrative council. In a move that reinforces Altice and SFR’s strategic move towards becoming an integrated media and telecoms company, Meheut is taking on a new role under SFR Group CEO Michel […]

Canal+ reorganisation sees board changes

Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré has become chairman of the Canal+ Group supervisory board as part of a wider management restructure at the French pay TV operator . NC+ CEO Julien Verley and Bolloré Média chairman Jean-Christophe Thiery also join the Canal+ board at part of the restructure, with Thiery becoming chairman of the Canal+ Group management […]

Havas chief tipped to replace Méheut at Canal+

Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré plans to install long-term confidant and Havas Média CEO Dominique Delport as president of Canal+ to replace Bertrand Méheut, according to French press reports. According to reports in financial daily Les Echos and news magazine Le Point, Bolloré is set to follow up the replacement of the pay TV group’s CEO […]

French broadcasters unlikely to team up for SVoD

France’s leading broadcasters are unlikely to group together to form a subscription video-on-demand alliance to counter Netflix, according to Canal+ CEO Bertrand Meheut.  Speaking at a conference organized by daily Le Figaro and research group NPA Conseil, Meheut reportedly said that an SVoD offering already existed in France in the form of its own Canalplay […]