Yannick Bolloré

Bolloré replaces Bolloré on Vivendi board

Vivendi’s annual shareholders’ meeting has appointed Cyrille Bolloré as a member of its supervisory board for a four-year term and has renewed the appointment of Dominique Delport for the same period. Cyrille Bolloré replaces his father Vincent, who has now stepped down. Bolloré senior had already stepped down as company chairman last year, to be […]

Vincent Bolloré hands Vivendi reins over to his son

Vincent Bolloré is stepping down as Vivendi chairman and handing over the reins to his son Yannick. Vivendi’s supervisory board unanimously voted Yannick Bolloré as the new group chairman following the company’s shareholder meeting. Vincent Bolloré, who is 67, had earlier stepped down as Canal+ Group chairman in favour of Jean-Christophe Thiery, triggering a senior […]

Vivendi buys 60% stake in Havas Group

Vivendi has agreed to buy the Bolloré Group’s majority stake in ad giant the Havas Group in a deal valued at some €2.3 billion. Vivendi will pay €9.25 per share for Bolloré Group’s 60% stake in Havas, having agreed terms with Vivendi’s chairman Vincent Bolloré’s investment outfit and received “positive opinions” from Havas. Commenting on the […]