They didn't grease up a guillotine, but Jean-Marie was fitted for handcuffs. Against a backdrop of speculation of a palace revolt, embattled Vivendi Universal chief Jean-Marie Messier remained firmly…
Vivendi Universal's five American board members -- Edgar Bronfman Sr., Charles Bronfman, Edgar Bronfman Jr., Marie-Josee Kravis and Electronic Data Systems board prexy Richard Brown -- have been the…
Investors Stateside in Vivendi Universal may be popping champagne corks later this week as the showbiz conglom seems close to cutting ties with the water utility and waste management business.
The future of Vivendi Universal is an open question on both sides of the Atlantic as the board plans to meet in New York next week and powerful figures in France send CEO Jean-Marie Messier veiled…
Barry Diller came out strongly in defense of Vivendi Universal chief Jean-Marie Messier Friday as well as the anemic performance of his French partner's stock.
In a series of moves designed to solidify the recent management changes at Vivendi Universal, shareholders of Canal Plus voted Friday to remove Pierre Lescure as chairman of the French paybox.
Edgar Bronfman, Jr. has slipped quietly out of the spotlight, leaving Jean-Marie Messier to fend off the slings and arrows of outraged investors.
Dominique Farrugia, a loyalist of ousted Canal Plus topper Pierre Lescure, was tapped Thursday to become chairman of troubled paybox Canal Plus.
A scrappy Jean-Marie Messier took the stage Wednesday evening at a stormy Vivendi Universal shareholders meeting to prove to an SRO crowd that he's still in charge at the global conglom.
Vivendi Universal chairman Jean-Marie Messier has moved to head off the staff revolt at Canal Plus by offering Dominique Farrugia, one of Pierre Lescure's key lieutenants, the job of running the…
As incoming president Xavier Couture takes over the reins today of the troubled Canal Plus group, French film industry orgs and Canal Plus union reps gather across town to testify before Gallic…