CLT-UFA appoints Axel Duroux to its board of directors

Luxembourg, 26 April 2006 – On 19 April 2006, the General Meeting of CLT-UFA, subsidiary of RTL Group and parent company of RTL in France, appointed Axel Duroux, currently Chairman of the Management Board of  RTL in France, as director on the Board of CLT-UFA in Luxembourg. He will take on this responsibility in addition to his current functions.

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CLT-UFA SA is a subsidiary of RTL Group, the number one company in  television, radio and content in Europe, which has interests in 34 TV channels and 34 radio stations in eleven countries as well as in production companies throughout the world. CLT-UFA SA onws interests in TV and radio channels including the TV channels RTL Television, VOX, RTLII and Super RTL in Germany, M6 in France, RTL TVi, Club RTL and Plug TV in Belgium, RTL 4, RTL 5 and RTL 7 in the Netherlands, RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg in Luxembourg and in the radio channels RTL, RTL2 and Fun Radio in France, Bel RTL and Radio Contact in Belgium, Antenne Bayern and Radio NRW in Germany. It also owns the technical service provider BCE and the programme distribution activity CLT-UFA International based in Luxembourg. CLT-UFA SA has been allocated national and international TV and radio broadcasting licenses by the Luxembourgish government.

About Axel Duroux
Axel Duroux, 42, joined the CLT-UFA group in 1994 as Managing Director of M 40, charged with the mission to create the radio station RTL2. In 1995, he was appointed Chairman of Fun Radio and RTL2.
In 2000, he became Chairman and CEO of Endemol Development and Vice- Chairman of Endemol France, both subsidiaries of the leading audiovisual production company in Europe.
In November 2004, Axel Duroux joined RTL Group as Advisor to the General Management of RTL Group in Luxembourg.
On 18 April 2005, Axel Duroux is entrusted with the responsibility for RTL Group’s French radio activities, RTL, RTL2, Fun Radio and the advertising sales house IP France and is appointed Chairman of the Board.