Gérald-Brice Viret

Canal+ hires channels veteran from Lagardère

Canal+ has hired Gérald-Brice Viret as its managing director of channels, recruiting the seasoned exec from rival Lagardère. Viret has run numerous digital channels in France and also headed up the local cross-industry digital terrestrial group as DTT rolled out in the country. He joins Canal+ from Lagardère’s channels unit where he ran nets including […]

Lagardère names channels executive

Lagardère has named Gérald-Brice Viret as deputy head of TV channels at its Lagardère Active arm. Viret succeeds Antoine Villeneuve, who has left the group to pursue personal projects. Viret, who will be charged with developing the activities of channels Bulli, Canal J, Tiji and June as well as MCM, Mezzo and Mezzo Live HD […]