Eurosport France

Management changes at Discovery’s Eurosport

Discovery-owned Eurosport has made a series of exec changes including a new global content chief and new country manager for France. Julien Bergeaud becomes senior VP and country manager for France, taking overall charge of both the Eurosport and Discovery businesses in the territory. He will oversee channel management, sports rights (for France and southern […]

Discovery takes controlling stake in Eurosport France

Discovery has completed the acquisition of a controlling stake in Eurosport France, further consolidating its grip on the pan-European sports broadcaster.   The French channel, which had hitherto been 80% owned by Eurosport’s former owner TF1 Group, is now 100% controlled by Eurosport Group, in which Discovery has a 51% stake. Discovery has thus effectively […]