Mathieu Gallet revoked Radio France : from whence comes the nickname of Tancred ? – Gala
Mathieu Gallet has been revoked, upon the decision of the CSA, from his position as CEO of Radio France on Wednesday, 31 January, after his conviction. A hard kick to the one who is called ” Tancred “… See where it got this nickname.
Revoked. The CSA has decided this Wednesday, January 31st, to dismiss Mathieu Gallet of his duties as CEO of Radio France, from the 1st of march next. A decision following the conviction last January 15 of the senior civil servant of 41 years to one year in prison with suspended sentence for ” favoritism “. He was prosecuted for irregularities in the award of public contracts – of the facts, which date back to the time where he was the head of the national audiovisual Institute (INA), between 2010 and 2014. Mathieu Gallet has immediately appealed.
Nothing predestined this gifted with such a thunderclap in his career. The former president of the INA has caught the eye of Frédéric Mitterrand, who has struggled for the name at the head of the institute, when he was 33 years old. In his book The Recess (Robert Laffont, 2013), the former Culture minister heaps praise on his chief of staff to the deputy that he called Tancred, the name of the character aristocrat and irresistible to the film The Leopard, played by Alain Delon : “Mathieu Gallet captivates the world and I am no exception to the rule. (…) We would to list the reasons that explain this success. Let’s say his intellectual qualities are a measure of the attractiveness of her physical appearance, ” he writes in a straightforward, cited in The World in 2014.
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Mathieu Gallet, Frédéric Mitterrand
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