Grégoire Castaing

New chief executive for Canal+-backed pay firm

Polish pay TV operator nc+ has named Manuel Rougeron as its new president, replacing Julien Verley, who is joining the board of Canal+ as part of the ongoing series of changes instigated at the French pay TV outfit by Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré (pictured). Rougeron, who was previously vice-president of programming at the operator and […]

Canal+ reorg sees Bolloré chair supervisory board

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 that sees Bertrand Méheut (pictured) exit. NC+ CEO Julien Verley and Bolloré Média chairman Jean-Christophe Thiery also join the Canal+ board at part of the restructure, with the latter becoming […]

Canal+ ousts CEO Belmer

Canal+ has relieved CEO Rodolphe Belmer of his duties and named executive VP and head of pay TV Maxime Saada as his replacement with immediate effect. The French pay TV giant has also raised chief financial officer Grégoire Castaing to the group’s management board, which now comprises Saada, Castaing and Canal+ president Bertrand Méheut (pictured […]

Canal+ names de Gasquet in corporate role

Canal+ has named Sébastian de Gasquet as finance and development director for its free TV activities, reporting to group finance director Grégoire Castaing. De Gasquet will also work closely with Ara Aprikian, Canal+’s deputy CEO in charge of free TV activities, which comprise its D8, D17 and iTele digital-terrestrial channels, and Roger Coste, CEO ofCanal+’s […]