Paris, September 18, 2012
Vivendi: Simon Gillham appointed Chairman
of Digitick and See Tickets
Simon Gillham (OBE) is appointed Chairman of Digitick (France) and See Tickets (UK), Vivendi subsidiaries specializing in ticketing for shows and sporting events.
He will continue in his current role of Group Senior Executive Vice President, Communications and Sustainable Development.
Digitick and See Tickets will benefit from Simon Gillham’s experience in the fields of communications and events, as well as of his involvement in sports, both in France and in the United Kingdom.
Digitick is the French leader in electronic ticketing. See Tickets is ranked second in the distribution
of theatre and event tickets in the United Kingdom.
Vivendi is at the hearts of the worlds of content, platforms and interactive networks.
Vivendi combines the world leader in video games (Activision Blizzard), the world leader in music (Universal Music Group),
the French leader in alternative telecoms (SFR), the Moroccan leader in telecoms (Maroc Telecom Group), the leading alternative broadband operator in Brazil (GVT) and the French leader in pay-TV (Canal+ Group).
In 2011, Vivendi achieved revenues of €28.8 billion and adjusted net income of €2.95 billion. The Group has over 58,300 employees. www.vivendi.com
Simon Gillham (OBE) began his professional career in 1981 with Thomson. In 1991, he was appointed Vice President Communications of Thomson Consumer Electronics. In 1994, he joined the CarnaudMetalbox Group. In 1999, he was appointed Vice President Global Communications for the Valeo Group before being appointed Vice President Communication of Havas in April 2001. He joined Vivendi in 2007 as Senior Executive Vice President of Communications and Sustainable Development.
Simon Gillham is also Vice President of the French Brive Rugby Club.
He is a graduate of Sussex and Bristol Universities in the UK and lives in Paris.