VIV.PA - Vivendi SA

Paris - Paris Delayed price. Currency in EUR

Vivendi SA

42 avenue de Friedland
Cedex 08
Paris 75380
33 1 71 71 10 00

SectorConsumer Cyclical
IndustryBroadcasting - TV
Full-time employees33,200

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Arnaud Roy de PuyfontaineChairman of Management Board2.2MN/A1964
Mr. Hervé PhilippeCFO & Member of Management Board1.16MN/A1958
Mr. Frédéric R. CrépinGen. Counsel, Company Sec. & Member of the Management Board110.44kN/A1969
Mr. Simon Gillham OBESr. EVP of Communications & Member of Management Board97.3kN/A1956
Mr. Stéphane RousselMember of Management Board & COO1.17MN/A1961
Amounts are as of 31 December 2015, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in EUR.


Vivendi SA operates as a content media and communication company in France, rest of Europe, the United States, and internationally. It operates through Universal Music Group, Canal+ Group, Havas, Gameloft, Vivendi Village, and New Initiatives segments. The Universal Music Group segment is involved in the sale of digital and physical recorded music; and exploitation of music publishing rights, as well as provides artist and merchandising services. The Canal+ Group segment publishes and distributes premium and thematic pay-TV channels and free-to-air channels; and produces, sells, and distributes cinema films and TV series. The Havas segment covers various communications disciplines, including creativity, media expertise, and healthcare/wellness. The Gameloft segment engages in the creation and publishing of downloadable video games for mobile phones, tablets, triple-play boxes, and smart TVs. The Vivendi Village segment provides ticketing and experts counseling services; and operates L'Olympia and Théâtre de L'OEuvre, as well as CanalOlympia live performance venues. The New Initiatives segment operates Dailymotion, a video content aggregation and distribution platform; and produces digital content. The company was formerly known as Vivendi Universal S.A. and changed its name to Vivendi SA in April 2006. Vivendi SA was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Corporate governance

Vivendi SA’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 June 2018 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder rights: 9; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.
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