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Laurent Dumeau is the International CEO and Group Chief Commercial Officer for TRACE.
TRACE offers the most engaging, innovative, disruptive, edgy, chic and narrative driven brand and digital content related to afro-urban entertainment.
TRACE owns and operates 21 paid TV channels, 4 FM radio stations, over 30 digital and mobile services, and develops content production and syndication activities reaching 59M paid subscribers and 200M viewers, listeners and mobile users in 160 countries. TRACE is already the leading youth media brand in Sub-Saharan Africa and the signature afro-urban media brand in France, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean.
Prior to joining TRACE, Laurent served as Senior Vice President, Global Affiliate Sales at Universal Networks International, the global channels division of NBC Universal. He was previously Deputy Managing Director and CFO at Global Networks France.
Before joining NBC Universal, Laurent held various positions at Carlton Digital Channels in London working on several channel launches including Carlton Select, Carlton Food Network, Carlton Cinema, Carlton Kids and Carlton World for DTT operator On Digital.
Laurent is an Associate Chartered Management Accountant. He graduated from the Kedge Business School in France and holds a BA (Hons) in European Management. Laurent currently lives in London.