Member of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer

Business address

42 avenue de Friedland
75008 Paris

Expertise and experience

Hervé Philippe is a graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris and holds a degree in Economic Sciences. He began his career with Crédit National in 1982 as an account manager for business financing in the Île-de-France region.

In 1989, he joined the French market authority, the Commission des opérations de bourse (COB) as manager for the sector of the French listed company sector. From 1992 to 1998, he served as Head of the Transactions and Financial Information department.

In 1998, he joined the Sagem group, where he held the positions of Director of Legal and Administrative Affairs at Sagem SA (1998-2000), Chief Administrative and Financial Officer at Sfim (1999-2000), and Director of Communication at Sagem SA (2000-2001). In 2001, he took on the role of Chief Financial Officer and became a member of the Sagem SA Management Board in 2003.

Hervé Philippe was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Havas Group in November 2005 and, in May 2010, was named Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Directeur Général Délégué) until December 31, 2013.

He has served as Vivendi’s Chief Financial Officer since January 1, 2014 and as a member of its Management Board since June 24, 2014.

Positions currently held (in France)

Vivendi Group 

Canal+ Group, Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Compagnie Financière du 42, avenue de Friedland (SAS), Chairman
Dailymotion, Director and Member of the Audit Committee
Universal Music France (SAS), Member of the Supervisory Board
Editis Holding, Member
Havas, Director
Banijay Group Holding (SAS), Permanent representative of Vivendi Content on the Supervisory Committee

Other positions and offices held (in France)

Sifraba 2, Director
CA Brive Rugby Club, Director


(*)  Listed company.