Félicité Herzog appointment
Félicité Herzog has been appointed Senior Vice President, Strategy and Innovation, reporting to Stéphane Roussel, Vivendi’s Chief Operating Officer and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gameloft.
Ms. Herzog brings to the Group her international experience in mergers and acquisitions and her expertise in finance, industry and digital.
Commenting on her appointment, Stéphane Roussel stated: “We are very pleased to welcome Félicité Herzog to Vivendi. She has advised the Group on the international development of Dailymotion since 2015. Later on, she became an independent member of the Telecom Italia Board of Directors.”
She has also been a non-executive member of the Gaumont Board of Directors since 2016, as well as of its audit committee.
Félicité Herzog holds degrees from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and from INSEAD.
Since 2014, Vivendi has been focused on building a world-class content, media and communications group with European roots. In content creation, Vivendi owns powerful, complementary assets in music (Universal Music Group), movies and series (Canal+ Group), publishing (Editis) and mobile games (Gameloft) which are the most popular forms of entertainment content in the world today. In the distribution market, Vivendi has acquired the Dailymotion platform and repositioned it to create a new digital showcase for its content. The Group has also joined forces with several telecom operators and platforms to maximize the reach of its distribution networks. In communications, through Havas. the Group possesses unique creative expertise in promoting free content and producing short formats, which are increasingly viewed on mobile devices. In addition, through Vivendi Village, the Group explores new forms of business in live entertainment, franchises and ticketing that are complementary to its core activities. Vivendi’s various businesses cohesively work together as an integrated industrial group to create greater value. www.vivendi.com.