Jean-Noël Tronc (FR)
Jean-Noël Tronc is Chief Executive Officer of Sacem, the French Society of Authors, Composers and Music Publishers since 2012. He is also Vice-President of GESAC (European group of authors’ societies), Vice-president of the Executive Governance Committee of CISAC, Vice-President of the French Coalition for Cultural Diversity and President of the Franco-American Cultural Fund. Prior to joining Sacem, Jean-Noël Tronc served as Chairman & CEO of Canal + Overseas (Canal + Group - Vivendi), with pay-tv operations in Poland, Vietnam, Western and Central Africa 27 countries, French West Indies, South Pacific and Indian Ocean territories. Jean-Noël Tronc also held a variety of positions within France Telecom Group as Strategy and Brand Director for Orange, chairman of the board of Orange Réunion, Chief Executive Officer of Orange France and a member of the Group Leadership Team. Between 1997 and 2002, Jean-Noël Tronc was Senior Advisor to the French Prime Minister, in charge of Government policy for Information Technologies and the Internet and contributed to important international projects for the Internet and the Information Society. From 1995 to 1997 Jean-Noël Tronc served as an expert for the Prime Minister Center for Strategic Planning, in charge of IT and the Information Society, where he led works on utilities liberalization and contributed to the Telecom Act of 1996 and the creation of France Telecom independent regulator. From 1993 to 1995, he served as a consultant for Andersen Consulting (Accenture) in the telecommunications sector. He graduated from ESSEC Business School (Paris) and Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Paris).