Emmanuel Pottier started his career at Lucent Technologies in 1999 as Strategic Planning & Studies Manager France, just after graduating from ESC Bordeaux. He then took on the whole EMEA region under his supervision.
From 2003 to 2005, he was the Communication & Influence Manager of the "Paris 2012" committee, working for Paris to host the 2012 Olympic Games.
After that he joined Bearing Point (Andersen Consulting), a leading Management & Technologies consulting firm, as Media & Telcos Senior Consultant.
ALTAREA COGEDIM then recruited him as their new Leisure & Retail Development Manager, where he worked for a year.
Emmanuel Pottier finally joined Clear Channel France in 2008 as special advisor detached to the company CEO, in charge of restructuring the whole organization.
As Clear Channel France Strategy Director from 2010 onwards, he has most notably overviewed the strategic shift of the company and now manages on top of that the New Media "PLAY" activity and the Innovation.
About Clear Channel France:
Clear Channel France is a subsidiary of Clear Channel Outdoor, one of the world's largest Out of Home companies, with 760 000 billboards in 30 countries over the 5 continents, 7 800 employees and a 3 billion dollars turnover in 2012. Clear Channel France is the group's second largest market after the USA, with 125 000 faces. The company generated a 256 million euros turnover in 2012, and employs 1 000 people.
In 2013, Clear Channel redesigned its offer in 4 universes:
- Street furniture
- Transit (Bus, Subway, Tramway, Airports)
- Digital out of home
Under the brand Play, Clear Channel owns more than 4 500 digital displays in 16 countries around the world. Play is the first digital network in Europe, 100% malls, 100% shopper-oriented, 100% efficient, a real television in the last meters before purchase.
In France, Play operates 800 (more than 1500 forecasted in the next months) 65' full HD totems in the heart of France's 46 largest malls, and is run by a dedicated multitask team, under the Strategy, Innovation and New Media Director (Emmanuel Pottier).