Vivendi: governance changes at Dailymotion

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Paris, January 12, 2016


Vivendi: governance changes at Dailymotion


The Dailymotion Board of Directors decided today to appoint Maxime Saada, until now Deputy Chairman, as Chairman of the video content aggregation and distribution platform.

Maxime Saada, who continues his duties as Chief Executive Officer of Canal+ Group, is responsible for the acceleration of synergies between Dailymotion, with 3.5 billion video views per month, and all of Vivendi’s other businesses, including Canal+.

Maxime Saada replaces Cédric Tournay who is leaving Dailymotion. The Board of Directors wishes to thank him for his achievements.

Maxime Saada will work with Guiseppe de Martino and Martin Rogard, both Executive Vice Presidents of Dailymotion, in whom the Board of Directors reiterated its confidence.  



About Vivendi

Vivendi is an integrated media and content group. The company operates businesses throughout the media value chain, from talent discovery to the creation, production and distribution of content. The main subsidiaries of Vivendi comprise Canal+ Group and Universal Music Group. Canal+ is the leading pay-TV operator in France, and also serves markets in Africa, Poland and Vietnam. Canal+ operations include Studiocanal, a leading European player in production, sales and distribution of film and TV series. Universal Music Group is the world leader in recorded music, music publishing and merchandising, with more than 50 labels covering all genres. A separate division, Vivendi Village, brings together Vivendi Ticketing (ticketing in the UK, the U.S and France), MyBestPro (experts counseling), Watchever (subscription video-on-demand), Radionomy (digital radio) and the Paris-based concert venue L’Olympia. With 3.5 billion videos viewed each month, Dailymotion is one of the biggest video content aggregation and distribution platforms in the world.,

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