Jean-Nicolas Baylet guest of the Wine & Business Club of Toulouse
Jean-Nicolas Baylet, Managing Director of the La Dépêche du Midi Group, will be the guest this Thursday, October 21 at the Wine & Business Club of Toulouse at the Jardins de l’Opéra. For the occasion, it is Alain Marty, founder of this national and international network of wine-loving economic decision-makers who will conduct the economic interview with the leader of the press and media group. A graduate of EM Lyon and Panthéon Sorbonne Paris I University, Jean-Nicolas Baylet will present the family press group which has extended its scope since 2015 to Montpellier and Perpignan with the takeover of Journaux du Midi. A historical economic player in the South-West, the Dépêche du Midi group has just celebrated its 151 years.
Second brand of the regional press in France
The group, which is almost 100% owned by the Baylet family, achieved a turnover of 188 M € in 2020, employs 1,500 people, publishes six dailies (La Dépêche du Midi, Center Presse, Midi Libre, L’Indépendant, La Nouvelle Republic of the Pyrenees, Le Petit Bleu) but also the bi-weekly rugby Midi Olympique as well as a series of weeklies. The group has also diversified into communication consulting with L’Agence and in events with Dépêche Events. With the power of its ladepeche.fr website (43 million visits in September 2021), La Dépêche has become the second regional daily press brand in France and ranks seventh among generalist information brands, all websites combined. . Every day, 4.3 million readers read information from Groupe Dépêche du Midi.