Chairman of the Supervisory Board
29/30, quai de Dion Bouton
92800 Puteaux Cedex – France
Expertise and experience
Yannick Bolloré is a graduate of Paris Dauphine University. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Havas Group, one of the world’s largest communications groups with revenue of €2 billion and more than 20,000 employees in 100 countries.
He co-founded the production company WY Productions in 2002 (Hell, Yves Saint Laurent). In 2006, he joined his family group, Bolloré group, to launch and develop its media division. Within five years, Bolloré Media (D8, D17) became the leading independent French TV Group and was subsequently sold to Canal+, making the Bolloré Group a shareholder in Vivendi.
He then joined the Havas Group in 2011 and became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2013. He initiated a major restructuring of the group to make it the most integrated and forward-thinking business in its industry. In 2017, Vivendi obtained control of the Havas Group.
Yannick Bolloré was appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi in April 2018.
Yannick Bolloré was named a Young Global Leader in 2008 by the World Economic Forum. He has received numerous honors and awards from international associations and the business press. He is also a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
Positions currently held
Havas Group (in France)
Havas (*), Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director
Havas Media France, Director
W & Cie, Permanent representative of Havas on the Board of Directors
Havas Group (outside France)
Havas North America, Inc. (United States), Chairman
Havas Worldwide LLC (United States), Chairman and Executive Vice President
Havas Middle East FZ, LLC (United Arab Emirates), Director
Other positions and offices (in France)
Bolloré SA (*), Vice Chairman and Director
Financière de l’Odet (*), Director
Bolloré Participations, Director
Financière V, Director
Omnium Bolloré, Director
JC Decaux Bolloré Holding, Member of the Executive Board
Sofibol, Member of the Supervisory Board
Musée Rodin, Director
(*) Listed on a regulated market.