The Board of Directors
The Board of Directors meets as often as is required for company business, as convened by the Chair of the Board of Directors, and at the registered office or any other location indicated in the convocation.
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Jérôme Cathala, Director of News Magazines at France Télévisions and designated CFI Director by France Télévisions, has now been elected Chairman of the CFI Board. He succeeds Jean Réveillon who has been appointed Director of France 2.
Aged 51, with a degree in law, this CFPJ graduate and former auditor at the IHEDN started out in 1986 as reporter for France 3 Ile-de-France and TF1. In July 1987, Jérôme Cathala joined the national newsroom at France 3 before moving on to France 2 in 1994.
He put in a stint as Permanent Correspondent in Berlin for France 2 (1995/1997) then Chief Editor at the Home Politics Department of the national newsroom at France 3, also contributing to the setup of the France Télévisions Foundation. In 2002, Jérôme Cathala was on the Steering Committee for the international news channel, now France 24.
In January 2004, he became Regional Director for France3 Sud, then in July 2009 he was appointed Director of the national newsroom at France 3.
In January 2010, he was appointed Director of national newscasts at France 3 and Director of local news.
Since December 2010 Jérôme Cathala has been Director of news magazines at France Télévisions.
André de MARGERIE / Director of International Relations / Arte France
Jean-Christophe FLEURY/ Foreign Affairs Advisor, Deputy Director of External Audiovisual and Communication Technologies / MAEE (Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs)
Patrice PAPET / General Director, delegated to organisation, human resources and internal communication / France Télévisions
Hervé MICHEL / Director of International / France Télévisions
Myriam CHEVIN / Secretary General of the CFI staff council
Jean-Claude HULOT / General, economic and financial inspector
Auditor of accounts
Christine VITRAC / Auditor of accounts / Ernst & Young