Governance

Bayard is a limited company with a board of directors and a supervisory board.

Bayard’s sole shareholder, the Congregation of the Augustinians of the Assumption, has ensured the company’s freedom, stability and independence since 1873.

Board of Directors

Pascal Ruffenach,, president of the board of directors, managing director
André Antoni, managing director
Florence Guémy, managing director
Jean-Marie Montel, managing director.

Deputy managing directors

Nathalie Becht, director of Bayard Jeunesse department (Press, Publishing, Web, Audiovisual)
Muriel Huot financial director

General secretariat


Sabine Madeleine, general secretary

Supervisory board


Members of the supervisory board:
Hubert Chicou, president
Brother Milad Yacoub, vice-president, Assumptionist, assistant to the Provincial (Europe) of the Augustinians of the Assumption, Provincial Treasurer
Father Vincent Cabanac, Assumptionist
Sister Zoé Vandermersch, Oblate of the Assumption
François Morinière, president of the board of directors of Labruyère Group
Mme Véronique Fayet, president of Secours Catholique – Caritas France
Mme Thérèse Lebrun, president-delegate rector of Lille Catholic University
Christian Lamolinerie, corporate director
Mme Dominique Quinio, president of ‘Semaines sociales de France’
Mme Véronique Bouscayrol, Treasurer of the Diocese of Lyon
M. Bruno Patino, president of Arte GEIE

Bruno Frappat, Honorary Chairman of Bayard Group.

Organisation

Bayard Jeunesse (Press, Publishing, Web, Audiovisual)

Direction
Nathalie Becht
Press (children under 12)
Delphine Saulière
Press (children over 12)
David Groison
Bayard Éditions
Florence Lotthé
Louis-Pascal Desforges
Brand Development
Corinne Vorms
Web
Damien Giard

Audiovisuel
Soukaïna Chateigner
Joachim Hecker
Pauline Chamming’s
Religious for the Youth (press & publishing)
Nathalie Becht
Florence Lotthé
Jean-Marie Montel

Milan (Press, Publishing)

Milan Presse
Marie-Anne Denis

Éditions Milan
Louis-Pascal Desforges

Presse Nature et Territoires
Eric de Kermel

Customer Marketing (Bayard et Milan)

Sylvie Dessalles (& Sales Networks)

 

International Rights

Emmanuelle Marie

 

La Croix

Philippe Colombet
Jérôme Chapuis
Anne-Bénédicte Hoffner
La Croix l’Hebdo
Anne Ponce

 

General Public Pole

Emmanuelle Delapierre
Pascale Maurin

 

Culture and Religion Pole – France & International

Jean-Pierre Denis
Pierre Langlois

Customer Marketing

Aurore Bertrand

 

Transverse Departments

Finance Department
Muriel Huot

HR Department
Gildas Niget

Development, Corporate Responsibility, and Internal Communication Department
Violaine Chaurand

Operations and Purchases Department and Single-Issue Sales Departments
Nicolas Mathieu (DOA-VAN)
Stéphane Rouxel (Fabrication-Logistique)

IT System Deparment
Vincent Blachier

Customer Experience Department
Catherine Veillet-Michelet

Legal Department
Sabine Madeleine (& Secrétariat général)

Development & New Alliances Pole
Sibylle Le Maire

Bayard Media Développement
Sibylle Le Maire
Fabienne Marquet

 

International

Europe
Christophe Mauratille (Bayard Presse – Belgique ; Sailer – Germany)
Emmanuel du Boisbaudry (Bayard Revistas – Spain)
America (Canada and USA)
Jean-Marie Montel
Africa/Asia
Pierre Langlois (Religious)
Christophe Mauratille (Youth)