Laurent-Eric Le Lay

Discovery installs new Eurosport CEO

Discovery has recruited Peter Hutton to run Eurosport and given the sports channel’s current CEO, Jean-Thierry Augustin, a new role. Hutton (left) joins Discovery-owned Eurosport from sports rights agency MP & Silva Group, where he was co-CEO. Augustin has been running Eurosport since last April, following the departure of Laurent-Eric Le Lay for TF1, the […]

Management shake-up at Eurosport

Eurosport’s new CEO has restructured the broadcaster’s management, giving several existing executives new titles and responsibilities. Jean-Thierry Augustin (pictured) succeeded Laurent-Eric Le Lay as company CEO in April. He has now appointed Julien Bergeaud as development director with a job description that includes “reinforcing global coherence across all TV channels”. Eurosport France managing director Arnaud […]