Vice President for Turner Broadcasting System Southern Europe and Africa



Pierre Branco is Vice President Southern Europe and Africa and General Manager France and Portugal.

He holds two Master’s degrees in Political Sciences (Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris) and Media Management (Université de la Sorbonne, Paris) and a Bachelor in Contemporary History (Université de la Sorbonne, Paris).

He is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese and he also speaks Italian.

He started his career at France Télévisions (the French Public broadcaster) in the Content Strategy Department. After an experience as Media Consultant at NPA Conseil, he worked for Canal+ in Sports Rights Acquisitions.

He joined Turner in 2006 where he managed Distribution and Business Development during four years. In 2010, Branco took over all other revenue generating activities of the French & French speaking business.

Immediately after, he was promoted to Deputy General Manager, adding the kids channels management (Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Boing) to his commercial responsibility.

After less than a year, in September 2012, he was nominated VP & General Manager TBS France with full editorial & commercial responsibilities for Kids brands & TCM cinema.

Since March 2014, Pierre Branco is Vice President Southern Europe and Africa & General Manager France and Portugal with direct responsibility for all French & Portuguese speaking territories in EMEA, as well as an involvement on Turner’s strategy for all territories in the cluster.