François-Charles Bideaux, aged 60, joined the EURO MEDIA GROUP as co-CEO alongside Patrick Van der Berg, with effect from 01 February.
He has over 30 years of experience in the media and broadcast industry and started his career as an independent documentary filmmaker.
He joined TF1 and then Canal+ in 1997 as a director producer where he produced, among others, three Football World Cups, two rugby World Cups, the French Championship, Champions League and the Monaco Grand Prix. He acted as a consultant to the UEFA for the EURO 2008 production before becoming Head of Sports Production for the Canal+ Group up till now.
Following his nomination, he said « my main goal is to accelerate the Group’s growth and lead our business through changes related to UHD, IP production, remote production, light or simplified productions and new digital services »
Together with Patrick van der Berg he will drive the Group’s strategy and management and he will also take on the role of interim manager for EUROMEDIA France.