G. Christian Gérard Pélisson is a French businessperson who has been at the helm of 18 different companies. Presently, he occupies the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Télévision Française 1 SA, Chairman & Managing Director at Télé Monté Carlo SA and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for TF1 Publicité SASU (both are subsidiaries of Télévision Française 1 SA), Chairman-Supervisory Board at Salto Gestion and Chairman at UNE Musique SASU. Mr. Pélisson is also on the board of Accenture Plc.
In the past he held the position of Chairman at Accor SA and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of The Novotel Hotel (a subsidiary of Accor SA), Chairman for Accor Foundation, Chairman of Noosa SARL, Chairman of Essec Foundation, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Novotel Hotel (China), Senior Vice President-Asia Pacific Region at Accor Corp., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Euro Disney SCA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Bouygues Telecom SA, Chairman-Supervisory Board at Lenôtre SA, Chairman of Monte-Carlo Participation SAS, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Disneyland Paris, Chief Executive Officer at Serare SASU, Chairman-Supervisory Board for ESSEC Business School and Member-Executive Board at Mouvement des Entreprises de France.
Mr. Pélisson received an undergraduate degree from ESSEC Business School and an MBA from Harvard Business School.