Thierry THUILLIER, age 54 and the father of two children, graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies before joining TF1’s Foreign Policy Department in 1990, later moving to the Interior Policy Department.
He joined France 2 News in 1994, where he was successively in charge of the International Department and the Investigation and Reporting Department, then served as Editor-in-Chief of the nightly 8 o’clock newscast. He became head of editorial at I>Télé and held that position from 2008 to 2010 before returning to France Télévisions as News Director, later becoming CEO of France 2. He was the force behind the rapprochement of the editorial staff of the public channels and initiated a new dynamic in the news programming.
Thierry THUILLIER joined the TF1 Group in August 2016 and was appointed CEO of LCI. Along with Catherine Nayl, he began the revamping of La Chaîne Info, improving its program schedule and digital offer and restructuring the news and editorial staff.
In 2017, LCI became France’s second-ranked news channel.