23 May 2024


Amandine Ferré has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the CANAL+ Group and will assume her new role as of September 16, 2024. She will succeed Grégoire Castaing, Deputy CEO of the CANAL+ Group in charge of Finance and Strategy, and will report to Maxime Saada, Chairman and CEO of CANAL+ Group.

She joins the Executive Committee of the CANAL+ Group as of today.

Maxime Saada, Chairman and CEO of CANAL+ Group, stated: "On behalf of the CANAL+ Group, I would like to warmly thank Grégoire Castaing for his exceptional contribution over the past 12 years at the head of the Finance Department. Our group has experienced significant growth, both in France and internationally, and has totally transformed itself to become a global audiovisual group.2023 was another record year: for the first time in our history, we exceeded 6 billion euros in revenue, and our EBITA is now firmly above 500 million euros. Grégoire's great professionalism, determination, and recognized expertise have largely contributed to what the CANAL+ Group is today. He has also convincingly supported our societal commitments and brilliantly managed the relocation of our headquarters. I look forward to continuing to work with Grégoire within the Lagardère Group."

Maxime Saada added: "I am very pleased to appoint Amandine Ferré to her new position, which is essential for the CANAL+ Group. Her in-depth knowledge of the CANAL+ Group, STUDIOCANAL, and Dailymotion, as well as her international experience, particularly in Asia for over 6 years, will be valuable assets for the continuation of our growth and expansion. This appointment is a further illustration of the confidence placed in her by the CANAL+ Group following her many successful roles. I am delighted to have Amandine by our side for the future, and I wish her the greatest success in this position."

Amandine Ferré has held the position of Chief Financial Officer in charge of the IPO project within the CANAL+ Group since April 2024. In 2023, she was appointed Director of Business Development for STUDIOCANAL in China, a role she had previously held for CANAL+ in India between 2018 and 2021. Prior to that, Amandine was CFO of Dailymotion between 2017 and 2018, and CFO of CANAL+ Tech between 2021 and 2023. Amandine is a graduate of Télécom ParisTech and HEC. Before joining the CANAL+ Group in 2010, where she initially held positions in Strategy and International Business Development, she spent 4 years as a strategy consultant with Roland Berger.

Photo credit: CANAL+


Olivia Abehassera / / 01 71 35 19 66



Find out more