Executive Committee

  • Christophe Nobileau

    CEO

    Christophe began his career in New York at IBM as an analyst. He then became a manager at Arthur Andersen from 1987 to 1995. In 1996, he continued his career at LVMH, firstly as Chief Financial Officer, then Secretary General of the Desfossés international group, following which he became Managing Director of Victoire Multimédia Informatique, Deputy Managing Director of the watch and jewellery division. Finally he was Managing Director of System TV. Between 2001 and 2004, he was Managing Director of Financière XV. From 2004 to 2007, he joined the Datem Group as Deputy Managing Director. In 2007, he became Deputy Managing Director of FLCP. From 2009 to 2018, he was Managing Director of the Be Aware Group, Chairman of Studios de Marseille, Managing Director of Capa Développement, Managing Director and then Chairman of the Telfrance Group, Chairman of Newen Distribution and Managing Director of Newen. Since 2014, he has also held the position of Founding Chairman of the audiovisual and digital think tank. Christophe is currently Chief Executive Officer of Focus Entertainment.

  • John Bert

    Managing Director

    John holds a Master's degree in Economics from the University Panthéon Sorbonne. He has more than 20 years of experience in the video game industry. He joined Focus in 2000. A minority shareholder of the Group, he has been Chief Operating Officer since 2018. He is a member of the Executive Committee of Focus Entertainment and sits on the Boards of Directors of SELL (Syndicat des éditeurs de logiciels de Loisirs) and Capital Games (Association representing video game companies in the Ile de France region).

  • Luc Heninger

    Chief Coordination and Integration Officer

    Luc has 21 years of experience in the video game industry. He joined Focus in 2000 as a Product Manager and became Producer in 2003. Since 2009, he is responsible for the Production Department at Focus Luc has a Master Degree in Marketing. He is a minority shareholder in the company and member of the Executive Committee of Focus Entertainment.

  • Thomas Barrau

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Thomas joined Focus in 2008 after a successful experience in the VG trade-show organization. Since 2012, he is responsible for the marketing team. Thomas received one master degree in Economics, one master degree in US/EU Competition Law and a MBA in Business and Management from Gothenburg Business School, Sweden. He is a minority shareholder in the company and member of the Executive Committee of Focus Entertainment.

  • Laure d’Hauteville

    Chief Financial Officer

    Laure graduated from EM Lyon Business School, and she started her career as a financial analyst in the video game industry, then spent ten years in a large international Group (Areva) as a financial controller where she worked both at a local level in the United States and at Group level. She joined Focus after seven years at Gameloft - a mobile game developer - where she was Deputy CFO and member of the Executive Committee. She is a member of the Executive Committee of Focus Entertainment.

  • Philippe Perthuis

    General Secretary and Chief Business Model Officer

    Philippe holds a Diploma in International Marketing (Institute of Technology, Sligo) and a DESCAF (Excelia), he added to this management training at INSEAD. Philippe Perthuis began his career in 1991 at Price Waterhouse Coopers, then joined Lagardère in 1996 to join Europe 1 as Deputy Director of Management Control. From 2000 to 2011, he held various financial and general management positions within the Lagardère Group. In 2011, he was appointed General Secretary of Lagardère Studios until 2014, when he became Managing Director of Lagardère Studios. He is a member of the Executive Committee of Focus Entertainment.