PARIS, July 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
The top 40 French and international managers of Gameloft, a leading digital and social game publisher, met under the chairmanship of the company's CEO, Stéphane Roussel, who underlined that Gameloft was an integral part of the Vivendi family while at the same time continues to maintain its specificity and uniqueness.
An Executive Committee, whose members have been with Gameloft for many years, has been formed. The committee, which is chaired by Stephane Roussel, includes:
- Alexandre de Rochefort, Secretary General and Senior Vice President Chief Financial Officer
- Baudouin Corman, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing
- Alexandre Pelletier-Normand, Senior Vice President Production.
Stéphane Roussel said on this occasion: "The operational teams are in place. It is now necessary to implement the company's development plan quickly, utilizing the full creative force of everyone at the company and the potential offered by the Vivendi group. "
Stephane Roussel is chairman and CEO of Gameloft. He is also at the Vivendi Management Board and he is Vivendi's Chief Operating Offer (COO).
Stéphane Roussel is a graduate of the École des Psychologues Praticiens de Paris. He began his career working for the Xerox group from 1985 to 1997. From 1997 to 2004, he held positions within the Carrefour group in France and abroad.
From 2004-2009, he served as SFR's Vice President of Human Resources. From 2009 to 2012, he joined the headquarters of Vivendi and became Activision Blizzard Director before being appointed Chairman and CEO of SFR in June 2012, a position he held until its sale.
Stéphane Roussel was appointed to the Vivendi Management Board on June 24, 2014. Since November 2015, he has been Vivendi's Chief Operating Offer.
Alexandre de Rochefort is Secretary General and Senior Vice President Chief Financial Officer of Gameloft.
Alexandre de Rochefort was graduated from ESSEC (Paris) and student at Sciences Po (Paris). He began his career at Schroders Securities in London as an equity analyst in the Technogy team.
Alexandre de Rochefort joined Gameloft in July 2000, shortly after the creation of the company. His career spans over 17 years. He has developed a strong knowledge of financial markets and video game industry.
Baudouin Corman is Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing of Gameloft.
Baudouin Corman is a graduate of ESSEC (Paris). He began his career as a consultant at Oliver Wyman.
In 2005, Baudouin Corman joined Gameloft as a Latin America business developer. He was successively Latin America Sales and Marketing Director (2007-2009), Vice President Publishing Americas (2009-2014) and General Manager Americas (2014-2016) based in San Francisco. He is currently Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing. During his career, Baudouin Corman led partnerships with Google, Apple, Microsoft and Amazon and with telcos and telecom manufacturers such as America Movil, Telefonica, Verizon, Samsung... He launched the Gameloft's advertising agency in North and South America.
Alexandre Pelletier-Normand is Senior Vice President Production of Gameloft.
After graduating in mathematics and computer science from Sherbrooke University (Canada), Alexandre Pelletier-Normand joined Gameloft Montreal in 2003 as a programmer. He advanced to the role of lead programmer, and then studio technical director before moving into international studio development. From 2005 to 2007, he opened and managed studios in the United States, Vietnam, Brazil and Argentina.
In 2009, Alexandre Pelletier-Normand moved to the Gameloft Paris Headquarter, where he led the deployment division. After co-founding Execution Labs, a talent platform for video game entrepreneurs, he took the head of Gameloft Montreal's studio. He was promoted soon after as Vice President Production America.
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