Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Yannick Bolloré is the Chief Executive Officer of Bolloré Media, a subsidiary of the Bolloré Group, which was founded by his ancestors in 1822, and whose annual profits exceed 7.5 billion euros. Created in 2000, Bolloré Media today employs over 500 people. Its business ventures include a DTT television channel (Direct 8), two daily free newspapers, a polling agency and an advertising department. Bolloré created WY Productions, a full feature production company, before joining the family group in 2006 as Head of the Bolloré Media channel, Direct 8. He graduated from the University of Paris Dauphine.