Arnaud Lagardère, General Partner of Lagardère SCA, has appointed Laurent Carozzi Chief Financial Officer of Lagardère Unlimited, reporting directly to Mr. Lagardère.
The appointment is effective immediately.
Mr. Carozzi has served as Group Financial Controller since 2008, after joining the Lagardère Group in 2004 as Investor Relations Director.
From 2002 to 2004, he led HSBC’s London-based sell-side media research team. In 1999, he joined Crédit Agricole (Asset Management) as a pan-European buy-side media analyst.
In 1995 he was head of the European markets research team and a sell-side analyst for Paribas.
He was a consultant in the Industrial Research Department at Crédit Lyonnais from 1992 to 1995.
Among its businesses, the talent management business unit of the Lagardère group, Lagardère Unlimited, representing some of the world’s best athletes in Sports and Entertainment, including Tennis, Football, Basketball, Rugby, Mixed Martial Arts, Fencing, Track and Field, Swimming, Motorsports, Cricket, Golf, Coaches, Living Legends and Entertainment.
Lagardère Unlimited also works in the areas of broadcast rights, corporate marketing initiatives, and sports properties for sales/sponsorship opportunities. The company operates worldwide with offices in NY, LA, Miami, Paris, Singapore. Currently, Lagardère Unlimited represents some of the best sporting clients around the globe; including Andy Roddick, Magic Johnson, John Wall, Dwight Howard, Randy Moss, Sachin Tendulkar, Joakim Noah, Gaël Monfils and Justine Henin.
For more information on Lagardère Unlimited, visit www.lagardere-unlimited.com
Lagardère is a pure media group (books, press, broadcast, digital, travel retail and press distribution, sport industry and entertainment), and is among the world leaders in the sector. Lagardère shares are listed on Euronext Paris (Compartment A).