ex-CMO Vivendi and ex-Global CEO Havas Sports & Entertainment.
Lucien Boyer is the Co-founder and Chairman of Global Sports Week Paris.
Lucien has just step down from his position of Chief Marketing Officer of Vivendi a global Media and Entertainment Group that includes Universal Music Group, Canal Plus Group, Gameloft, Havas, Dailymotion, Vivendi Village and more recently Editis. In this transversal function, Lucien was responsible for integrating Vivendi Group’s brand marketing activities in the fields of talent, live events, merchandising, as well as in content production, broadcast and distribution. Lucien was also responsible for the Global IP development activities across the Group, including the Paddington brand which Vivendi acquired in 2016, in particular for activities such as licensing, TV series, live entertainment, video games and theme parks.
Prior to joining Vivendi in 2016, Lucien has been President & Global CEO of Havas Sports & Entertainment for nearly 15 years. After having sold Lifestyle Management Group, the company he founded in 1991, to Havas, he created one of the world’s leading sports and entertainment networks. Havas Sports & Entertainment boasts more than 600 professionals in 25 countries. Lucien Boyer also initiated the creation of the Global Sports Forum (2009-2012), of which he was the General Commissioner, a global debate platform around the sports industry’s future challenges. Lucien Boyer is a graduate from the French business school ESSEC, he is married and have 3 sons.