PRESS RELEASE / Boulogne-Billancourt, 26th June 2019
Philippe Besnard joins the Board of Directors of Solocal as Censor
The Board of Directors of Solocal Group, held on June 19th 2019, decided, upon
the proposal of the Appointment Committee, to appoint Mr Philippe Besnard as
Censor to the Board of Directors.
Philippe Besnard has been a shareholder of Solocal Group since September 2016.
Mr Besnard owns 573,000 shares directly or via Pentagram Media holding company,
and as such will be keen to defend the issues of individual shareholders who
represent more than 20% of the Company's capital.
Graduated from HEC Paris, Philippe Besnard is a reknown specialist in digital
marketing in France. He is currently Managing Partner at Fast-Up Partners, the
leading excubation firm in Europe - outsourcing growth opportunities for large
companies. He previously co-founded Quantum Advertising, the leading innovative
Native Advertising platform, acquired by Hi-Media group. Philippe Besnard is
also an active investor in the media and digital technologies field, and
recently sat on the Board of Directors of Sarenza and Labelium.
The members of the Board of Directors are delighted to welcome Philippe Besnard
in this new role.
Solocal - www.solocal.com
We are the local digital partner for companies. Our job: advising and
supporting them to boost their activity thanks to our digital services (Digital
Presence, Digital Advertising, Websites, New Solutions and Digital to Print).
We also provide users with the best possible digital experience with
PagesJaunes, Mappy and Ooreka, and our partners (Google, Facebook, Apple,
Microsoft/Bing, Yahoo!, etc.). We provide professionals and the public with our
high audience services, geolocalised data, scalable technology platforms,
unparalleled sales coverage across France, our privileged partnerships with
GAFAM and our talents in terms of data, development, digital marketing, etc. We
gather more than 431,000 companies all over France and 2.4 billion visits on
our services. Solocal also benefits from the Digital Ad Trust Classique label,
as regards its PagesJaunes and Mappy digital services. To know more about
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