A one-year extension until the 31st of December 2015 is offered to the President and Vice-President of the Management Board, Véronique Cayla and Gottfried Langenstein, as well as to the President and Vice-President of the General Assembly of ARTE GEIE, Markus Schächter and Rémy Pflimlin. In this way, the General Assembly wishes to insure greater continuity in the governance of the station,
As per the channel’s statutes, ARTE passes over to German presidency for the 2007-2010 period. In January 2007, Dr. Gottfried Langenstein is nominated President and Jérôme Clément becomes Vice President of the ARTE GEIE management board.
As per the channel’s statutes, ARTE passes over to French presidency for the 2003-2007 period. Jérôme Clément is nominated President and Gottfried Langenstein (Director of International Affairs at German channel ZDF and ARTE Coordinator), Vice President of the ARTE GEIE management board.
Jobst Plog, President of NDR (and former chairman of the ARTE General Assembly) becomes the first German President of the ARTE GEIE management board. Jérôme Clément, President of ARTE France is nominated Vice President.
A new European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG/GEIE) is formed, comprising La SEPT and ARTE Deutschland TV GmbH. Jérôme Clément and Dietrich Schwarzkopf are nominated President and Vice President of the management board.