Mr. Jean-Francois Grollemund is a highly accomplished senior executive with wide international finance experience. He was the Chief Merger Officer at Activision Blizzard (formerly Vivendi Games) where he delivered over $200M in synergies and managed the company’s $8.5B USD merger.
Prior to this, he was the Chief Financial Officer and Board Member of Vivendi Games where he achieved record performance with annual revenues of $1.5B. He helped to shape the worldwide success of World of Warcraft by establishing a major presence in Europe, Korea, China, and other regions, and designing and solidifying business models in each region.
In only 3 years, World of Warcraft has generated more than 10 million subscribers and the company has grown to 4.200 employees worldwide. Jean-Francois has previously held EVP and VP positions around the world for Vivendi Book Publishing.
He is a graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and DESS Droit et Sciences Economiques (University Pantheon Sorbonne).
Honors include the Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite, France.