Yves Bigot appointed managing director of TV5Monde

Pascale Paoli-Lebailly | 06-12-2012

Yves Bigot, the current head of schedules and programming of Belgium pubcaster RTBF has been appointed managing director of TV5Monde, succeeding Marie-Christine Saragosse, who has taken up AEF's presidency.

The choice of MD was agreed by TV5's board of administrators which comprises all TV5Monde's shareholders including Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France, France Télévisions, Arte France, RTBF, RTS, Radio-Canada and Télé Québec.

Over his career, Yves Bigot has also worked for France 2 as managing director of programmes and for the production group Endemol France.