Jean-René Fourtou

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Jean-René Fourtou
Honorary Chairman

Honorary Chairman

French citizen

Business address

Vivendi 
42 avenue de Friedland, 
75008 Paris, France.

Expertise and experience

Jean-René Fourtou was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vivendi from 2002 to 2005 before becoming the Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

Jean-René Fourtou joined Bossard & Michel in 1963 as a consultant. In 1972, he became Chief Operating Officer of Bossard Consultants and, in 1977, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Bossard group.

In 1986, he was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Rhône-Poulenc Group. From December 1999 to May 2002, he served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Aventis.

He is the Chairman of the Bordeaux University Foundation.

Born in 1939, Jean-René Fourtou is a graduate of the École Polytechnique.

Positions currently held

Vivendi Group 
Maroc Telecom (Morocco), Member of the Supervisory Board

Other positions and functions

Sanofi Aventis, Director
Generali (Italy), Director
Chairman of the Bordeaux University Foundation

Positions previously held that expired during the last five years

Canal+ Group, Chairman of the Supervisory Board 
Axa, Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board 
Axa, Member of the Ethics and Governance Committee 
Cap Gemini, Director
Nestlé (Switzerland), Director
NBC Universal (United States), Director 
ICC, International Chamber of Commerce, Honorary Chairman