Members of the Board
Michel Combes is Chairman of the Board of SFR group and CEO of Altice. Michel Combes has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunication industry. Before joining Altice in September 2015, he was CEO of Alcatel-Lucent. He occupied previously the functions of CEO of Vodafone Europe, Chairman and CEO of TDF as well as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive Vice President of France Telecom. Michel Combes is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and Telecom ParisTech.
Bertrand Meheut is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors. He held various positions in the chemical industry, primarily in the life sciences sector. He spent most of his career at Rhône-Poulenc starting in 1984 where he managed the German subsidiary and became General Manager Europe. When Rhône-Poulenc became Aventis after merging with Hoechst, he served as COO, then as Chairman and CEO of Aventis Cropscience, an Aventis and Shering subsidiary in agrochemicals and biotechnologies. He joined Canal+ Group in 2002 and has been Chairman and CEO of Canal+ Group until the end of 2015. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of ACCOR, Edenred, Pierre et Vacances Group, and AQUARELLE.com Group. Bertrand Meheut is a graduate from the "Ecole des Mines".
Bernard Attali, is Senior Advisor at TPG Capital and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He has held, in succession, the positions of advisor at French national audit office Cour des Comptes, public regional development officer, Chairman of Gan, Chairman of Air France, Chairman of Bankers Trust France and Vice President, Europe of Deutsche Bank. Bernard Attali is the Honorary Chairman of Air France, a commandeur de la Légion d’honneur and an alumnus of ENA.
Angélique Benetti is a content and media expert. After four years (1991-1994) at France’s TV & radio regulator Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel, she took part in 1995 in the creation of cable operator UPC France, leading its Legal and Regulator Affairs until 2001. She joined Numericable in 2003, at the time when parent company Altice was combining most of France’s cable networks under the Numericable brand (2002-2006). A member of Numericable’s Executive Committee, she headed the company’s Content Department since 2008, position that she also hold in the Numericable-SFR group. Angélique Benetti has a Master's degree in Public Law.
Jérémie Bonnin is Altice’s Secretary General and Head of Corporate & Business Development. He joined Altice in 2005, after serving as Manager in KPMG’s Transaction Services department. He’s a graduate of Institut d’Informatique d’Entreprise (1998) and holds a DECF degree (in accounting and finance).
Manon Brouillette has been Vidéotron’s CEO since May 2013. This integrated communication company operates in Canada in the fields of cable television, interactive multimedia development, video on demand, cable telephony, wireless communication and Internet access services. Over the past twelve years, she helped grow Vidéotron’s business by successfully leading some of the company’s most important projects.
Jean-Michel Hégésippe, joined Altice Caribbean in 2013. He was Chairman and CEO of Outremer Telecom, which he joined in 2000 after serving as Infotel DOM/TOM’s CEO. He holds a graduate degree (DEA) in computer science from University Paris VII.
Anne-France Laclide is Chairman of the audit Committee. She started her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. After that she held various positions in finance in multinational companies in various sectors including retail where she acquired an international experience. From 2001 she became chief financial officer at Guilbert then Staples, AS Watson and GrandVision. She was previously CFO of the Elis Group. She is currently CFO of d’Oberthur Technologies SA (since 2013) managing the finance and legal departments of the Group. She is also member of the supervisory board of Oberthur Technologies Group SAS (since 2013). Anne-France Laclide is a graduate from the Institut Commercial de Nancy (ICN) and the university of Manheim and holds a degree of certified accountant.
Alain Weill began his carreer in 1985 as Director of the radio network NRJ. In 1992, he became CEO of NRJ Group (composed of 4 radio channels). In 2000, he acquired RMC radio and created the NextRadio group. He defined a new positioning for RMC made-up of 3 pillars: news, talkshows and sports, which made the success of the radio station. In 2002 he purchased BFM and turned it into the radio of economics. In 2005, he launched BFM TV, which became the 1st news TV channel in France. The NextRadio group became NextRadioTV with 930 employees and among them 460 journalists. NextRadioTV group edits 3 TV channels (BFM TV, BFM Business TV, RMC Découverte), 2 radio stations (RMC, BFM Business Radio) and also includes high-tech and digital actvities (after the acquisition of Tests group in 2007). Alain Weill is CEO of SFR Group, in charge of media and advertisement activities and also remains Chairman and CEO of NextRadioTV.
The Board of Directors
- establishes strategic and industrial orientations for SFR, its subsidiaries and affiliates
- oversees their implementation
- addresses all issues impacting the good performance of the group’s entities and resolves through deliberation the matters affecting them
- examines and approves, prior to their implementation, the group’s major operations
- ensures, in particular with the Audit Committee, that responsibilities within the company are well defined and that internal control bodies function satisfactorily
- checks that external auditors enjoy appropriate conditions to fulfill their mission, and that the information given to shareholders and financial markets is satisfactory and complies with applicable rules and regulations – particularly France’s law on financial security.