Initially named as presidential advisor, he will become, when the club board changes, become president of the board. Sébastien Bazin will become president of the supervisory council. Philippe Boindrieux, current club general manager, will become vice-president of the board.

Sébastien Bazin declared: ”I’m delighted that Robin Leproux has agreed to join the club. His brief is very simple: make Paris Saint-Germain one of the European leaders in terms of sporting success, playing a leading role both internationally and on the domestic football scene. I know he will put all his ambition, his knowledge of the sports industry and his enthusiasm at the service of the club for years to come.”

BIOGRAPHY

Since 2007 Robin Leproux has developed his personal investment institutions and his role as consultant in the recreational industry.

In 2006 he worked with Emmanuel Chain and Thierry Bizot with their audio-visual company ‘Elephant’ ( 7 à 8 on the channel TF1, Droit d’inventaire on the channel France 3, poker on Canal +, the ‘Faits pas ci faits pas ça’ series on France 2 …) before, in 2007, becoming president of SPRINGER in France with an eye on launching a French version of the European leader ‘Bild’.

From 1999 to 2005 Robin Leproux was an administrator for Les Girondins de Bordeaux, owned by the television channel M6

On January 2, 2001, Robin Leproux took over the presidency of the radio company RTL Group (RTL, RTL2, Fun Radio and publicity for IP France).In four and half years, following the crisis which RTL suffered in the second half of 2000, he created a number of shows which are still successful to this day (‘Ca peut vous arriver’, ‘On refait le match’, ‘On refait le monde’, ‘Laissez-vous tenter’ etc..). The enormously successful publicity campaign ‘RTL VIVRENSEMBLE’ and the original commercial campaign saw the stations revenues double during the same period.

Before that, and since May 26, 2000, he was vice-president of the M6 Group. He directed the filial companies M6 Interactions and M6 Thématique; he was president of HSS (Home Shopping Service) and outlined the Groups internet strategy resulting in the creation of M6 Web.

He joined M6 in July 1992 to launch the company’s diversification. In October 1992 M6 Interactions developed the M6 marque (video, discs, licences, press, multimedia…).

At the start of 1997, he took the responsibility of the groups theme channels, which now numbers six following the launch of M6 Music and Club Téléachat in 1998.
He was president of the TF6, launched on December 18, 2000, jointly owned by TF1 and M6.

Robin Leproux, born in 1959, began his career at Procter & Gamble before joining Polygram in 1985 where, having created the Polygram Projets Spéciaux division, he was general director of Polygram Music until June 1992.