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Jean-Paul Philippot

CEO, Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française / RTBF

A graduate of the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (Université libre de Bruxelles), Jean-Paul Philippot is CEO of Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française ( 

He entered the audiovisual world in 2002, after holding the position of Managing Director of Brussels Public Hospitals. Jean-Paul Philippot has initiated several strategic plans at RTBF, enabling the company to keep up with the rapidly moving media ecosystem. In 2018, he launched a wide-ranging plan for the transformation of RTBF, in order to shift from vertical structures based on TV, radio and web to an audience-centric model adapted to changing consumption patterns. RTBF’s new strategic plan, called “RTBF27,” accelerates this trajectory, with a view to strengthening RTBF’s contribution to society, fostering editorial innovation and securing direct contact with all our audiences. 

Jean-Paul Philippot served as President of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) from 2009 to 2018. In 2021, he was elected President of Médias Francophones Publics (association of French-speaking PSM organizations).

Jean-Paul Philippot


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