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Thu 08 Jan 2015

Lionel Vialaneix appointed Chairman of Euro Media France

Lionel Vialaneix appointed Chairman of Euro Media France

Lionel Vialaneix will become Chairman of Euro Media France on February 2nd, 2015. He will report directly to Thierry Drilhon, Chairman & CEO of Euro Media Group, who assumed this role on an interim basis.

Drawing on his experience and in-depth knowledge of the broadcasting industry, Lionel Vialaneix will be responsible for boosting the development and accelerating the transformation of Euro Media France, placing innovation at the heart of its strategy, for the benefit of our customers.

He will be working closely with Thomas Christin, Deputy CEO of Euro Media France.

About Lionel Vialaneix

Aged 48 and father of three children, Lionel Vialaneix brings more than 25 years of experience in the broadcasting industry to this new role. He was, notably, Production director of the world feed for the 98 World Cup before joining Visual TV, where he worked on numerous productions in the field of sports, concerts and live shows.

He joined the Endemol group as Managing director of the Reality TV division, in which capacity he launched and managed highly successful formats such as Star academy, Loft story and La Ferme célébrités in France. In 2008, he joined Banijay group as Managing director of Banijay Productions France (Les ch’tis, Pop star, The Weakest Link, La grande battle and others).