Dominique Delport

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Dominique Delport
Member of the Supervisory Board

Member of the Supervisory Board

French citizen

Business Address

Havas Media
2 bis, rue Godefroy
92800 Puteaux – France

Expertise and experience

Mr. Dominique Delport was born on November 21, 1967. He is a graduate of the EM Lyon (École Supérieure de Commerce de Lyon) and a winner of the MBA Moot Corp International Challenge hosted by the University of Texas, Austin, and also the recipient of an Emmy Award.

He has had three distinct professional careers: television journalist, Internet entrepreneur, and head of a media agency, which gives him expertise in content, digital and media at the international level.

Mr. Delport began his career as Deputy Chief Editor for the television channel M6 Lyon, and then became Chief Editor at M6 Lille. In 1996, he was appointed Chief Editor at M6, the second largest private television channel in France.

From 1996 to 2000, he directed the news program “6 Minutes” (4 million daily viewers) and news reports (including “Zone Interdite” and “Capital”).

In April 2000, he gave up his career in television to move into the world of start-ups, forming the young streaming multimedia company “Streampower”, where he served as Chairman-CEO.

In October 2001, Streampower became a 75% subsidiary of the Rivaud Media group (Bolloré Group).

In 2003, Dominique Delport launched a daily program on Canal+, “Merci pour l’info”, and in 2004 he created and produced for France 5 the program “C.U.L.T.”, an interactive televised broadcast on urban cultures featuring live videos from bloggers.

After participating in the launch of Direct 8 (TNT), Dominique Delport hosted the weekly show titled “8-Fi”, a live broadcast devoted to new media and technologies.

Dominique Delport joined Media Planning Group (MPG) on February 1, 2006 as Managing Director, while retaining his position as Chairman-CEO at Streampower. He was appointed Chief Executive of MPG France in June 2006 and then, in February 2007, Managing Director of Havas Media France.

In February 2008, he was promoted to the position of Chairman-Managing Director of Havas Media France, a position he held until the end of 2015.

In February 2009, he was elected to a two-year term as President of the Union of Media Consulting and Purchasing (UDECAM), the organization for all French media agencies.

Following the success of the integrated organization of Havas Media France, he was named CEO of the Havas Media group global network.

As a member of the Executive Committee of Havas Media group, today, he supervises all brands, customers, commercial activities, research and the economic watch for the group’s 126 markets, under the direction of Yannick Bolloré, Chairman-CEO of Havas.

In November 2013, he was given direct responsibility for Havas Media group in the United Kingdom as Chairman.

He is also a member of the Facebook Client Council.

“Campaign” magazine ranked him in the “Top 3 UK Media Suit” in 2013, and according to the barometer TweetBosses he is one of the most followed Chairman-CEOs on social media in France.

Current positions

Vivendi Content SAS, President
Havas Media group, Global Managing Director
Arena Media Communications, Manager
Havas Productions, Manager
MFG R&D, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Havas Media Africa, Chairman

Other positions and offices

None

Positions previously held that have expired during the last five years

Havas Media France, Chairman-CEO
Udecam, Chairman