LONDON - Vivendi said Monday that Canal+ chairman Bertrand Meheut will play a key role in its strategic review, which is expected to lead to the sale of at least some of its businesses.

The French entertainment and telecom conglomerate's supervisory board has picked the head of the pay TV firm to lead "a strategic study regarding the development of media and content, a field in which Vivendi is today one of the worldwide leaders," the company said.

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