Corporate empire builder enjoyed $25 million severance.
Memo to Steve Burke from Peter Part: Your sweeping changes at Universal last week reflect a recognition that two elements have been missing at the movie studio over the past two decades: a strategy…
A New York Judge has upheld a circa $1 billion jury verdict from last summer against Vivendi and added interest, a move the Paris conglom said Thursday that it plans to appeal.
Review: 'Leo, A Life / The Man Who Tried To Buy the World: Jean-Marie Messier and Vivendi Universal'
"Leo, A Life" is a self-congratulatory autobiography of Bronfman family consigliere Leo Kolber, a savvy moneyman with a chip on his shoulder. "The Man Who Tried To Buy the World: Jean-Marie Messier…
First, it was rude French waiters vs. U.S. tourists. Then it was that feuding over Iraq. Now Franco-American tensions are bubbling up again over a new sore spot: Jean-Marie Messier.
It's a frustrating time to try and get published if your name's Jean-Marie Messier. An autobiography by the ousted Viv U chief was supposed to come out this month. But publisher Hachette Literature…
Vivendi chief Jean-Marie Messier has dismissed rumors of a rift between him and Canal Plus topper Pierre Lescure as much ado about nothing.
Alleged tension between Vivendi chief Jean Marie Messier and Canal Plus topper Pierre Lescure was the focus of fevered speculation in France Tuesday. At the Mipcom TV mart in Cannes, attendees picked…