Governance & Management




Frederic Rose


Mr. Frederic Rose has been Chief Executive Officer of Technicolor since 2008. His two priorities since his nomination have been to improve the group’s financial situation and to re-center its Media & Entertainment activities in order to reinforce the group’s position as a technology leader in the market.

Prior to joining Technicolor, Mr. Rose held various positions within Alcatel-Lucent and was a member of the Executive Committee.

He is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Affairs and the Georgetown University Law Center.

Michel Rahier

Deputy CEO
President, Connected Home


Michel Rahier was appointed President of “Connected Home” Division in October 2011. He joined the Technicolor Executive Committee in April 2011 following his appointment as Executive Vice President, Operations Services & Transformation.

Michel Rahier was Executive Vice-President Operations and member of the Management Committee at Alcatel-Lucent, in charge of the global company transformation.

Prior to this, he became President of the Fixed Communications Group at Alcatel since 2005, then at Alcatel-Lucent, President of the Carrier Business Group in 2007.

Michel Rahier holds a Master and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Louvain as well as an MBA from Boston University.

Stéphane Rougeot

Deputy CEO
President, Technology Group


Stéphane Rougeot joined Technicolor in November 2008 as Chief Financial Officer and was appointed President of Group Technology in April 2015. Prior to this appointment, he spent five years with France Telecom, first as Head of Strategy for the company’s Equant subsidiary, then as Head of Indirect Sales and finally as Group Controller. Previously, he had been in charge of investor relations and Head of corporate communications for Technicolor.

Mr. Rougeot began his career with Total in Africa and Paris, serving in a range of financial control, project finance and M&A functions.

He is a graduate of the IEP business school in Paris.

Stéphane Rougeot holds a Master in International Economic and Finance from Université Paris Dauphine.


Tim Sarnoff

Deputy CEO
President, Production Services


Tim Sarnoff joined Technicolor in 2009.  In 2014 Mr. Sarnoff was appointed President of Technicolor’s Production Services Division, he had previously served as President of Technicolor Digital Productions.  

An industry veteran, prior to joining Technicolor Mr. Sarnoff was president of Sony Pictures Imageworks for 12 years, and previously created Warner Digital Studios as a division of Warner Bros., and shepherded the start-up and growth of Warner Bros. Animation.  

Mr. Sarnoff holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology and in Journalism from Stanford University.

Esther Gaide

Chief Financial Officer


Mrs. Esther Gaide was Group Deputy CFO since 2012 when she was appointed CFO and and a member of the Executive Committee since February 2015.

She joined Technicolor in September 2011 after 5 years in The Havas Group as Deputy CFO and Group Human Resources Director, and she spent 12 years with the Bolloré Group where she held various positions, first as Director of Internal Audit, then as CFO of Bolloré Logistics Division, CFO of Bolloré Africa Logistics Division and finally as Group Controller.

She began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers both in Paris and London, and next with Deloitte both in Paris and Los Angeles.  She is a graduate of ESSEC, a French business school and is a French CPA.


Sandra Carvalho

Chief Marketing Officer Technicolor


A seasoned Marketing professional with over twenty years experience, Sandra Carvalho joined Technicolor in September, 2013.  She brings end-to-end marketing management experience working in senior positions for marquee brands like IBM, Bloomberg and Nokia in the areas of strategic planning, program development, marketing communications and brand strategy.  She has built a highly successful track record in leading change, converting technology into innovative marketing opportunities and building high performance teams.

Originally from Portugal and fluent in four languages, Carvalho holds a degree in International Business from Fordham’s Marymount College.

Vince Pizzica

SEVP Corporate Development & Strategy


Vince Pizzica joined Technicolor in September 2008. Prior to joining Technicolor, he was in charge of Technology, Strategy & Marketing at Alcatel-Lucent for the EMEA and APAC regions.

Over a 23-year career in the telecoms industry, his responsibilities included CTO for the APAC region at Alcatel-Lucent, General Manager of the Trusted Networks activity at Siemens in Australia and various roles in operations and technology at Telstra.

Australian by birth, Mr. Pizzica holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Institute of Engineers and a Master of Telecoms & Info Systems from the University of Essex in the U.K.


Fabienne Brunet

EVP, Human Resources & Corporate Social Responsibilities


Fabienne Brunet was appointed Head of Human Resources & Corporate Social Responsibility in June 2014 and was nominated to the Executive Committee. She had joined Technicolor in 2009 as Senior Vice-President Corporate Human Resources taking care of the transformation of the whole Human Resources function and responsible for the Business and Regional organizations as well as Talent Development. Prior to joining Technicolor, Fabienne Brunet was VP Human Resources for Services Group at Alcatel-Lucent. She had started her career in the Thomson Group before joining Alcatel-Alsthom as General Secretary at the Occidentale Medias and Human Resources Director at the Express Group and then Vice-President Group Internal Communication.

Fabienne Brunet holds a Master in Law and a Master of Science in Human Resources from Paris University.

Quentin Lilly

EVP Technicolor, President of Home Entertainment Services Division


Quentin Lilly has been President of Technicolor Home Entertainment Services (HES) since 1999.  Prior to this appointment, he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility within HES including Senior Vice President of Corporate Development as well as Chief Operating Officer.

Before joining Technicolor in 1994, Mr. Lilly spent approximately 10 years in the corporate finance sector as a member of the Investment Banking/Capital Markets Groups at Smith Barney and Crowell, Weedon & Co.

Mr. Lilly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance, from California Polytechnic University.



Management Committee

Eric Adam

Chief Procurement Officer Technicolor and Head of Connected Home Business Division, Hardware Platforms & Product Costing

Barbara Bessolo

SVP, Connected Home Business, Americas Region

Claude Gagnon

SVP Technicolor, Content Solutions and Industry Relations


Adrien Cadieux

General Secretary and Head of Legal Affairs

Pat Byrne

Strategic Operational Initiatives Home Entertainment Services

Ginny Davis

Chief Information Officer Technicolor


Cristina Gomila

Research and Innovation

Simon Hibbins

International Operations Home Entertainment Services

Rachel Orand

Corporate Assets Management


François Rossiensky

EMEA Connected Home

Nathan Wappet

Operations Production Services

Mark Benson




Board of Directors


Didier Lombard

Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of STMicroelectronics


Mr. Didier Lombard has been Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of STMicroelectronics since June 2014, after having served as Chairman for three years. He was also Chief Executive Officer of France Telecom from March 2005 to March 2010 and Chairman of the Board from March 2005 to February 2011.

From 2003 to 2005, he was Executive Vice President of France Telecom in charge of the technologies, partnership and new services mission. From 1999 to the beginning of 2003, Mr. Lombard served as Ambassador in charge of foreign investment and Chief Executive Officer of the French Agency for I nternational I nvestment.

From 1991 to 1998, he was Chief Executive Officer of Industrial Strategy in the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry.

From 1988 to 1990, he served as Technical and Scientific manager in the Ministry of Research and Technology.

Mr. Lombard graduated from École Polytechnique and École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications.



Frederic Rose

CEO Technicolor


Mr. Frederic Rose has been Chief Executive Officer of Technicolor since 2008. His two priorities since his nomination have been to improve the group’s financial situation and to re-center its Media & Entertainment activities in order to reinforce the group’s position as a technology leader in the market.

Prior to joining Technicolor, Mr. Rose held various positions within Alcatel-Lucent and was a member of the Executive Committee.

He is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Affairs and the Georgetown University Law Center.



Nicolas Grelier

Nicolas Grelier

Program Manager, Technicolor


Mr Grelier has been a Program Manager at Technicolor since 2012. In the Group since 2006, he has held various positions in program management, and bid management at the R&D site in Rennes, France. He has extensive experience in international customer relationship management and project management in the high tech field.

Prior to joining Technicolor, Mr. Grelier worked as Program Manager for NAGRA France and for CANAL+ Technologies.

Mr. Grelier is a graduate of Ecole des Mines de Nantes (1999) and has a Project Management professional certification from the Project Management Institute (2009).



Bruce Hack

Former CEO, Vivendi Games and Vice Chairman, Activision Blizzard


Mr. Bruce Hack is a Director of several companies and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Demerx, Inc. Mr. Hack was Vice-Chairman of the Board and Chief Corporate Officer of Activision Blizzard until 2009.

Prior to that, Mr. Hack was Chief Executive Officer of Vivendi Games from 2004 to 2008. Mr. Hack also served as EVP, Development and Strategy, Vivendi Universal, from 2001 to 2003; Vice-Chairman of the Board, Universal Music Group, from 1998 to 2001; and Chief Financial Officer, Universal Studios, from 1995 to 1998.

He joined the Seagram Company Ltd. in 1982 after serving as a trade negotiator at the U.S. Treasury in Washington, D.C. Among his roles at Seagram were Chief Financial Officer of Tropicana Products, Inc. and Director, Strategic Planning, at The Seagram Company Ltd.

Mr. Hack earned a BA at Cornell University and an MBA in finance at the University of Chicago.



Hugues Lepic

CEO of Aleph Capital


Hugues Lepic (47) is a professional investor, based in London. He was, until August 2012, head of the Merchant Banking Division of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) where he spent most of his career.

Mr Lepic played a critical role in building the Principal Investing and Merchant Banking franchises of Goldman Sachs in EMEA, and in establishing Goldman Sachs as one of the leading principal investors in private equity, credit and infrastructure in Europe. He led several of the Merchant Banking Division’s more successful investments and has served on the boards of a number of significant portfolio companies. During his tenure, Goldman Sachs invested over $7 billion in private equity transactions in Europe. He was also a member of Goldman Sachs’ European Management Committee. He was made a managing director of Goldman Sachs in 1998 and a partner in 2000.

He became head of the Principal Investment Area in Europe in 2006 and head of The Merchant Banking Division in Europe in 2009. Before that he specialised in investing in the Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) sectors. He joined Goldman Sachs in New York in 1990. He holds a MSc from Ecole Polytechnique in France and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania.



Virginie Calmels

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of EuroDisney and EuroDisney Associés SCA


Since January 8, 2013, Mrs. Virginie Calmels has been held the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Euro Disney and Euro Disney Associés S.C.A, of which she has been a member of the Supervisory Board since March, 2011. She is also the Founding Chairman of SHOWer Company. In parallel, she has been Vice-Chairman of the CEPS research center since July, 2009, a director of Iliad (Free) since June, 2009, a director of MEDEF (the French Employer’s Federation) since June 12, 2013 and a member of the MEDEF’s International Committee of the MEDEF.

Virginie Calmels began her career in 1993 with Salustro Reydel as a Financial Auditor, and subsequently as a Senior Manager. In 1998, she joined the Canal+ Group as Financial Officer of NC Numéricable, before becoming Chief Financial Officer of Sky Gate BV in Amsterdam (the Netherlands). In 2000, she became Financial Officer of the Canal+ group’s international and development divisions, and subsequently served as Chief Financial Officer of Canal+ SA between 2000 and 2002, before being appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and then joint Chief operating Officer. In 2003,
Ms. Calmels joined the Endemol France Group as Chief Executive Officer and was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in October 2007, and subsequently Chief Operating Officer of Endemol Monde in May 2012.

Virginie Calmels is a graduate of the ESC business school in Toulouse, a qualified and certified accountant and Statutory Auditor (DESCF), and a graduate of the Advanced Management Program (AMP) of the European Business Administration Institute (INSEAD). Furthermore, she has been awarded the title of Knight of the French National Order of Merit. Since April 2014, Mrs. Calmels has also been Deputy Mayor of Bordeaux, in charge of Economy and Employment.



Laura Quatela

Founder of Quatela Lynch Intellectual Property


Ms. Laura Quatela is the founder of Quatela Lynch Intellectual Property and, since August 2014, Executive Vice-President of Intellectual Property of Alcatel-Lucent. She was the President of Eastman Kodak Co. from January 1, 2012 to February 2014.

In January 2011, Laura Quatela was appointed General Counsel and elected a Senior Vice President.

In January 2008, she was appointed Chief Intellectual Property Officer and retained this role in tandem with her duties leading the company's Legal organization. Previously, Laura Quatela was Managing Director, Intellectual Property Transactions, and was responsible for directing strategic cross-licensing and royalty-bearing licensing activities for the company, including developing Kodak’s digital capture licensing program.

Laura Quatela joined Kodak in 1999 and held various positions in the company’s Legal and Finance departments.

Prior to joining Kodak, Laura Quatela worked for Clover Capital Management, Inc., SASIB Railway GRS, and Bausch & Lomb Inc. In private law practice, she was a defense litigator specializing in mass tort cases. Laura Quatela is a graduate of Denison University, B.A., International Politics (1979) and Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D. (1982).




The Board has set up four committees:

  • Audit Committee
  • Remunerations Committee
  • Nominations and Governance Committee
  • Strategy Committee