Former Canal+ Boss Rodolphe Belmer Joins TF1

Rodolphe Belmer, the former CEO of Canal+ Group, is joining TF1 and could soon be appointed managing director of TF1, France’s leading commercial channel.

Gilles Pélisson, who is currently the chairman and CEO of TF1 group, will propose at the Board meeting of Oct. 27 to have Belmer be appointed as CEO. Belmer would then fully succeed to Pelisson as chairman and CEO of TF1 group after Feb. 13, when the following board meeting will take place.

Pélisson will remain at the company as chairman of the Board of Directors until Feb. 13 and will then join the Bouygues group as senior VP in charge of media and development.

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