Who is Virginie Calmels?

Deputy Mayor in charge of Economy, Employment and Sustainable Growth

Town Council of Bordeaux

Since March 2014, Virginie Calmels is elected in Bordeaux with Alain Juppé, as Deputy Mayor in charge of Economy, Employment and sustainable growth.

Since January 8, 2013, Virginie Calmels is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Euro Disney. In parallel, she is Vice President of the CEPS since July 2009. She was already member of the Supervisory Board since March 2011 and she is board member of MEDEF Paris since June 2013. She is independent board member of Technicolor since May 2014 and of Iliad SA (Free). She is also Chairman and founder of SHOWer Company since April 2013.

From 1998 to 2003, she held successively various positions within NC Numericable and Canal + group and was promoted Chief Operating Officer and then Co-General Manager of the French Canal+ channel.

She joined Endemol France in 2003 as General Manager, and in October 2007, she is appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Endemol France. In May 2012, she is promoted Chief Operating Officer of Endemol Worldwide Group and remained Chairman of Endemol France, both mandates which she resigned from in January 2013.

She has graduated from the Ecole supérieure de commerce de Toulouse as well as from the INSEAD. She has a degree in accounting and finance and is certified public accountant.