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IMPACT One on One: Havas' Yannick Bolloré in conversation with Vir Sanghvi on 11th March

27-February-2015
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IMPACT One on One: Havas' Yannick Bolloré in conversation with Vir Sanghvi on 11th March

IMPACT One on One presents Yannick Bolloré, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Havas in conversation with Vir Sanghvi Journalist, TV presenter, columnist, and author on 11th March in Delhi at Leela Gurgaon.

The topic of conversation between the two legends will be ‘The Future Talks’.

After graduating from Paris-Dauphine University, Yannick Bolloré co-founded cinema production company WY Productions (Hell, YSL) in 2002. From 2006 to 2012 he was CEO at Bolloré Média, the audio-visual and press division of the Bolloré Group which includes the daily freesheet Direct Matin (a leading national daily, with over a million copies distributed every day), advertising network Bolloré Intermedia, polling institute CSA, and TV channels Direct 8, Direct Star and Direct Cinéma. Under his leadership, Bolloré Media became the no. 1 independent audio-visual group in France.

In September 2011, he signed a deal to sell the Bolloré Média TV division to Canal+ in exchange for Vivendi shares for €465 million.

Bolloré joined the Havas Group in 2011 when he was appointed Vice

President. In 2012 he was named Directeur Général Délégué and in 2013 Yannick Bolloré became Chairman and CEO of Havas.

In 2008, the World Economic Forum chose Yannick Bolloré as Young Global Leader. In 2010 he received the "B'nai B'rith" and the “Menoras d’Or” prize for "Les Enfantsd'Abraham" (a talk show bringing together representatives from different religions).

In 2012 he was awarded Chevalier in the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters).

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