Jean-François Dubos


Jean-François Dubos
Chairman of the Management Board

Chairman of the Management Board

French citizen

Business address

42 avenue de Friedland
75008 Paris

Expertise and experience

Mr. Jean-François Dubos was born on September 2, 1945 in Cabourg. He has previously been Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Management and Supervisory Boards of Vivendi.

Mr. Dubos is a Master of Requests (Counsel) of the French Council of State (Maître des Requêtes au Conseil d’État).

In 1991, Mr. Dubos joined Compagnie Générale des Eaux, the predecessor of Vivendi, as deputy to the Chief Executive Officer, and, in 1994, was appointed Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel. From 1993 to 1999, he was also Chief Executive Officer of the Carrousel du Louvre. From 1984 to 1991, while a full-time member of the French Council of State (Conseil d’Etat) in its Administrative Jurisdiction and Internal Affairs Division, he worked on a wide range of matters, including education, internal affairs, urban planning, national heritage conservation, and codification of laws. From 1981 to 1984, he was co-head of the cabinet of the French Ministry of Defense. He was also a lecturer at the École Nationale d’Administration, as well as at the Université de Paris I (Sorbonne), Paris X (Nanterre), Paris V (René Descartes) and at the IEP Aix-en-Provence. Jean-François Dubos holds a degree in English and Spanish, and graduated in public international law and political science from Université de Paris X. He has also participated in two summer sessions of the Academy of International Law at The Hague.

Mr. Dubos holds various voluntary positions in the world of culture. He is General Secretary of the Aix-en-Provence International Opera Festival and a member of the Board of American Friends, a Director of Amis de Mozart, Vice-Chairman of the Arles International Photography Festival, and Chairman of Maison Européenne de la Photo. He is also Chairman of the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles and Director and Treasurer of Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris.

Positions currently held

Vivendi Group
Canal+ Group, Chairman of the Supervisory Board
GVT Participações Ltda (Brazil), Chairman of the Board of Directors
SFR, Director
Maroc Telecom (Maroc), member of the Supervisory Board

Positions previously held that have expired during the last five years

Canal+ France, Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Canal+ Group, Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board
SFR, permanent representative of Vivendi on the Board of Directors
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (United-States), Director and member of the Compensation Committee
CMESE, member of the Supervisory Board
Eaux de Melun, member of the Supervisory Board