Arnaud Roy de Puyfontaine is a French businessperson who has been at the head of 18 different companies. He occupies the position of Chairman for Antinea 6 SA, Chairman at Editis Holding SA (a subsidiary of Antinea 6 SA) and Chairman-Management Board & CEO at Vivendi SE, Chairman-Supervisory Board of Universal Music France (a subsidiary of Vivendi SE). He is also on the board of Telecom Italia SpA (former Executive Chairman), Havas SA, Groupe CANAL+ SA (former Chairman-Supervisory Board) and The Paley Center for Media.
Arnaud Roy de Puyfontaine previously occupied the position of Chairman for EMW, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Editions Mondadori France, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Emap France SA, Non-Executive Chairman for Gloo Networks Plc, Chairman for Escp Europe Alumni, Head-Digital Business at Arnoldo Mondadori Editore SpA and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Mondadori Magazines France SAS (a subsidiary of Arnoldo Mondadori Editore SpA), Project Manager at Rhone-Poulenc Pharma GmbH, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Ascential UK Holdings Ltd., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Excelsior Publications SA, Chief Executive Officer of The Hearst Corp., Chief Executive Officer & MD-Western Europe at The National Magazine Co. Ltd., Chief Executive Officer & Director at Hearst UK Ltd., Executive Vice President at Hearst Magazines International, Director-Distribution Group at Presstalis SAS, Executive Director at Société du Figaro SAS, Director-Magazine Union at Syndicat de la Presse Magazine, Deputy Director at Groupe Figaro SASU and Chairman of French-American Foundation.
He received an MBA from ESCP Europe Campus Paris and an MBA from Harvard Business School.