Mr. Arnaud Nicolas de Puyfontaine is Executive Chairman at Telecom Italia SpA, Non-Executive Chairman at Gloo Networks Plc, Chairman-Management Board & CEO at Vivendi SA, Chairman at French-American Foundation and Chairman-Supervisory Board at Universal Music France.
He is on the Board of Directors at Schibsted ASA, Banijay Group SAS, Schibsted Classified Media SRL, Tim SpA, Groupe CANAL+ SA and Schibsted Media Group Lietuva. Mr. de Puyfontaine was previously employed as Executive Vice President by Hearst Magazines International, Chief Executive Officer by The National Magazine Co. Ltd., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by EMAP Plc, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Mondadori France SAS, Executive Director by Groupe Figaro SASU, MD-Economie, Grande Ecoles & Defense by Société du Figaro SAS, Chief Executive Officer by Emap France SA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Editions Mondadori France, Chairman by EMW, Inc., Chairman by Escp Europe Alumni, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Excelsior Publications SA, an Independent Director by Kepler Cheuvreux SASU, Director-Distribution Group by Presstalis SAS, Project Manager by Rhone-Poulenc Pharma GmbH, Director-Magazine Union by Syndicat de la Presse Magazine, and Chief Executive Officer by The Hearst Corp.
He also served on the board at 24h00 SA, Cercle Des Economistes SAS, Compagnie Internationale De Presse & De Publicite, Conde Nast & National Magazine Distributors Ltd., EEPLE SAS, FEP UK Ltd., GVT Participaçoes SA, Handbag.com, Hearst Magazines Italia SpA, Hearst Magazines Uk 2012-1 Ltd., Hearst-Rodale Uk Ltd., Hearts Magazines SL, L'Association pour la Promotion de la Presse Magazine, Professional Publishers Association Ltd., StudioCanal SA, The Aspen Institute, Inc. and The National Magazine Co. Ltd.
He received his MBA from ESCP Europe Campus Paris and an MBA from Harvard Business School.