Born July 4, 1960 – Monaco Citizenship
Independent director since April 18, 2019
Termination of Mandate: 2022
Member of TF1 Ethics, CSR and Patronage Committee
Holds 500 shares in TF1
Business address: 9 rue Crevaux - 75116 Paris
Marie Allavena is a graduate of ESSEC. She began her career in banking, at BNP Paribas and then at the Crédit Agricole Group, where she developed genuine skills in putting together complex banking transactions, such as aeroplane financing and LBOs. In 1994 she founded her own business, Futurekids, a computer school introducing the new technologies to children as young as three. Her company is expanding in France and Monaco, directly and through the schools. She sold her company is 2002 to take on executive positions in consulting companies, including Bernhard Julhiet. In 2006 she joined Serge Eyrolles as Corporate Secretary of the Eyrolles Group, an independent, family-owned publishing group. She was appointed Chief Executive of Eyrolles in 2008. For 11 years she has broadened the traditional editorial line in professional and technical fields into more popular subjects. Eyrolles books today are translated into 35 languages. Finally, Marie Allavena was among the first to develop digital books, partnering with major players like Apple and Amazon and thereby distributing content on all platforms and in all formats.
Appointments held outside the TF1 group
Member, Board of Directors of the Eyrolles Group.
Member, Board of Directors of the Banque Populaire Rives de Paris, Chair of the Risk Committee.
Member, Board of Directors of the Banque Palatine, Chair of the Risk Committee.
Other appointments held within the last five years
2009 to 2018 - Member, Board of Directors of Aufeminin, Chair of the Audit Committee.
2011 to 2015 - Member, Board of Directors of La Procure.