Advertising, book publishing, television, media, video games: the Vincent Bolloré-controlled conglomerate yields a lot of influence.

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  • N° 2 in France for television
  • 1st in France for magazines
  • 1st in France for advertising (Havas)
  • N° 7 in the world for advertising
  • 1st in France for book publishing
  • N° 3 in the world for book publishing (Hachette)

Profits and dividends (million €)

Employees in France and globally (End 2021)

Greenhouse gas emissions

CEO pay

3,1 million € (2021)

Pay ratio between CEO and average worker

45 (2021)


53 % of employees 33,3 % of executive committee (2021)

Lobbying expenses declared

1,8 -1.9 million € (Paris, Brussels and Washington, 2021)

Share of subsidiaries in secret jurisdictions

3,3 % (2019)


25,5 % of turnover (2021)
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  • Headquarters 42, avenue Friedland, Paris
  • Leadership Yannick Bolloré (president of the supervisory council since 2018), Arnaud de Puyfontaine (CEO since 2014)
  • Shareholders Groupe Bolloré (29.5%), Caisse des dépôts et consignations (1.9%)
  • Board members Yannick Bolloré (president of the supervisory council), Philippe Bénacin (Interparfums), Cyrille Bolloré (Bolloré), Paulo Cardoso (workers representative), Laurent Dassault (Groupe Dassault), Dominique Delport (Arduina Partners), Véronique Driot-Argentin (employee), Aliza Jabès (Groupe Nuxe), Cathia Lawson-Hall (Société générale), Sandrine Le Bihan (shareholding employee representative), Michèle Reiser (author, director, consultant, administrator of cultural institutions), Katie Stanton (Moxxie Ventures), Athina Vasilogiannaki (workers representative), Maud Fontenoy (sailor), Vincent Bolloré (censor), Arnaud de Puyfontaine (CEO).
  • Key subsidiaries Groupe Canal+, Havas, Prisma Media, Editis, Gameloft, Universal Music, Lagardère
  • Brands Canal+, CNews, C8, CStar, Gameloft, Havas, Télé Loisirs, Capital, Gala, Femme Actuelle, GEO, Voici, Hachette, Plon, Robert Laffont, Nathan, Belfond, Cherche Midi, Julliard, Olympia...
  • Main countries France, United Kingdom, Germany, United States

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