Aged 47 and a graduate of ESCP business school, Maylis Çarçabal began her career at Carat in the Consulting department.
She then joined the Voyage TV channel, where she was part of the founding team.
After a further spell at Carat between 2001 and 2003, she moved to the TMC channel, which at the time belonged to the Pathé group, as Head of Communication and Marketing. After the TF1 group took a majority stake in TMC, she remained in that role until 2009, when she joined TF1.
Prior to her latest appointment she was Head of Communication for Content, News and Digital.