François Pellissier, aged 48, joined the Group in 1995 as part of the team in the TF1 Publicité marketing department. He then moved to the internet sales department, becoming its Director in 2001. He was appointed Associate Director for sponsorship and diversification in 2005, and in 2006 took up the post of Associate Director of WAT. In 2007, François joined TF1 Publicité Production as Vice President, and in 2010, he became Vice President of TF1 Production with responsibility for sport, shorts and trailers. In September 2014 he took charge of Sports Rights Acquisitions for the TF1 group. From September 2016, he served as Managing Director of TF1 Production.
In 2019, he was appointed Managing Director of TF1 Publicité and Sport at the TF1 group. He has also been President of TF1 Entertainment since September 1st, 2019.