Born on 25 November 1953, Patrick Collard has held several posts in press groups.
From 1997 to 2005, he was CEO of Télérama (public limited company) and was then appointed as Chairman and CEO of the advertising agency subsidiary Publicat.
From 2005 to 2008, he was COO of the daily newspaper Le Monde, CEO and Chairman of Monde Publicité (public limited company).
In 2008, he joined the Groupe La Dépeche du Midi as COO, before being appointed, in May 2009, COO of Radio France, a post he left at the end of 2012. He is also Vice-Chairman of the NGO “Ecoles du Monde” and Secretary of the Board of the Long Thibaut Crespin Foundation.
After, Patrick Collard joined The Groupe ADP. He is Delegate Director, Office of the Chairman and member of the executive committee, will be in charge of the Group’s external relations the settining up of new head office, the management of official visits and of the Fondation Groupe ADP.