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Cecile Frot-Coutaz, French television producer. Named one of The 100 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment, Hollywood Reporter, 2007-2009.


Frot-Coutaz, Cecile was born on April 18, 1966 in Chambery, France.


Bachelor in Business, École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales, 1988. Master of Business Administration, European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires), 1994.


Associate Mercer Management Consulting, London, 1988—1993. Executive corporation strategy Pearson television, 1994—1998, deputy chief executive officer Southern Europe, managing director France Paris, 1998—2000, head digital media, 2000—2001. Executive vice president commercial and operations FremantleMedia North America, Los Angeles, 2001—2002, chief operating officer Santa Monica, 2002—2005, Chief Executive Officer production, since 2005, executive producer American Idol, 2002—2005, member operating board.


Married M. Eliot Charles, December 29, 2001. 1 child Amelie.

M. Eliot Charles

Amelie Frot-Coutaz