Florent joins Canal Plus development team


PARIS -- Former TF1 executive Emmanuel Florent has joined the Canal Plus team to hone the group's development strategy, the company said Monday.

Florent will work with group president Bertrand Meheut and Jean-Noel Tronc, president of Canal Plus' international division, CanalOverseas.

As head of development and diversification activities at TF1, Florent headed up TF1 Enterprises and e-TF1 and was simultaneously president and CEO of pay TV platform TPS, which recently merged with Canal Plus.