– Delphine Marçais was named Commercial Communications Director of Lagardere Active. She will report to Anne-Marie Couderc, General Secretary of Lagardere Active. She was previously brand and advertising director for Orange France.
– Marc Tronchot was appointed Backlists and Intellectual Assets Director of Lagardere Active. He will report to Julien Billot, Digital Director of Lagardere Active.
He was previously deputy managing editor of Europe 1, and will continue to coordinate the weekly broadcast, “Les Enfants d’Europe 1”.
These appointments are effective today.
Born in 1966, Delphine Marçais de Segonzac holds degrees from the IFAM (Institut Franco-Américain de Management-Paris) business school and Northeastern University (Boston, USA). She began her career as a market study and image analyst at Figesma Conseil (1989-1990). From 1990 to 1998, she worked for the Lagardère Group within the Europe 2 radio division, where she held the positions of marketing and promotions manager (1990-1993) and then communications director (1994-1998). From 1999 to 2001, she was partnerships & promotions manager and then media manager at FKGB, the TBWA Group’s public relations agency. In May 2001, Delphine Marçais de Segonzac joined the France Telecom Group, where she was marketing and communications manager for Régie T (2001-2002). She then joined the brand and communications division of Orange France as brand manager (2002-2005). From September 2005 to September 2006, she served as brand manager in the brands division (Paris, next branding core team). From September 2006 to September 2007, she was Orange’s brand and advertising director in the corporate communications department.
Marc Tronchot (50) is a law graduate and holds a degree from the Lille School of Journalism (ESJ). He joined Europe 1 in June 1982 as a reporter for the general news department. He worked in the politics department as deputy department head (March 1986) and then as department head (May 1988), and was appointed editor-in-chief in September 1991. In September 1995, he created the society department, directing it for three years and performing the duties of chronicler, editorialist and interviewer beginning in 1996. He was deputy managing editor of Europe 1 from September 1998 to August 2007, and since 2006 has been responsible for and host of “Les Enfants d’Europe 1”, a broadcast created from the station’s archives.
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