Maxime Saada

Canal+ ejects Belmer, ups Saada to CEO role

Canal+ has relieved CEO Rodolphe Belmer of his duties and named EVP and head of pay TV Maxime Saada as his replacement with immediate effect. Canal+ has also raised chief financial officer Grégoire Castaing to the group’s management board, which now comprises, Saada, Castaing and Canal+ president Bertrand Méheut. Belmer was previously viewed as being […]

Canal+ hires France 2 exec as sports boss

Canal+ has appointed France 2’s director of information, Thierry Thuillier, as its sports director, effective June 15.  Thuillier will reports to Canal+ Group deputy general director, Maxime Saada, and will be responsible for editing Canal+’s pay sports channels. He joined France Télévisions as director of information in 2010 and become programme director of France 2, […]

Canal Plus names new pay TV channels chief

Maxime Saada has been named as deputy CEO of Canal Plus Group in charge of pay TV channels, reporting to CEO Rodolphe Belmer. Saada, whose responsibilities will encompass the Canal Plus channels and the group’s thematic channels, was previously deputy CEO in charge of distribution.