Rémy Pflimlin

Former Vice Chairman of the General Assembly ARTE GEIE

Remy Pflimlin

Rémy Pflimlin (1954-2016)

Former Vice Chairman of the General Assembly ARTE GEIE (2003-2005 and 2012-2015) and member of the Supervisory Board of ARTE France (2001-2016) Rémy Pflimlin spent all his professional career in the field of media. Being a man of great culture and an enthusiast of music, theatre as well as opera, he was deeply committed to the French-German relationship and attached to ARTE. He had always good counsel and cared for the channel’s development.

Professional Background


  • 2003-2005 and 2012-2015: Vice Chairman of the General Assembly of ARTE GEIE
  • since 2001: Member of the Supervisory Board

France Télévisions

  •  2010-2015: Chief Executive Officer

Presstalis (formerly NMPP – Nouvelles messageries de la presse parisienne, a French media distribution corporation)

  • 2006-2010: Director General

 France 3

  • 1999-2005: Director General
  • 1998-1999: Member of the Strategy Committee

L’Alsace (French Newspaper, Mulhouse)

  • 1993-1999: Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Editor
  • 1991-1992: Deputy Director General

Dernières Nouvelles d’Alsace (DNA, local newspaper, Strasbourg)

  • 1985-1991: Sales Director

Jours de France (French magazine)

  • 1979-1985: Director of Advertising
Education and Training
  • Degree from the HEC, Paris (Ecole des Hautes études commerciales, a European business school)
Other Activities
  • since 2005: Chairman of the supervisory board at the CNSMD (Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse – the Higher National Conservatory of Music and Dance, Paris)
  • since 2005: Member of the Board of Governors of Agence France Presse (AFP)
  • 2003-2005: President of the HEC alumni association
  • since 2001: Chairman of Musica, the Strasbourg International Festival of contemporary music
  • 2000-2005: President of the Communauté des télévisions francophones (CBC), the francophone television community
  • 1997-1999: First Vice President of Syndicat de la presse quotidienne régionale (SPQR)
  • 1995-1999: President of the media education association Régions Presse Enseignement Jeunesse (ARPEJ)
  • Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour
  • Officer of the National Order of Merit
  • Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters



2nd December 2014