Vivendi appoints Vincent Bollore to board

PARIS Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:08am EST

PARIS Dec 13 (Reuters) - Vivendi has appointed Bollore Group Chairman and Chief Executive Vincent Bollore to its supervisory board, the French telecoms-to-entertaiment giant said on Thursday.

Bollore's appointment to replace outgoing director Jean-Yves Charlier will be submitted to the company's next shareholder meeting for ratification, Vivendi said in an emailed statement.

(Reporting by Laurence Frost; Editing by Christian Plumb)