By Le Figaro with AFP
The Minister of Sports and Olympics spoke to the deputies about her past remuneration, which had also been the subject of questions recently to the president of the FFT who was also interviewed.
Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, the Minister of Sports and the Olympic Games, detailed her salary as general director of the French Tennis Federation (FFT) in front of the deputies on Thursday, remuneration which had also been the subject of questions recently to the president of the FFT he also auditioned. “The president of the FFT did not lie and I did not lie in my statements“, she told the commission of inquiry into dysfunctions in sport, explaining that she had divided her salary by three from “1.4 million euros per year» as executive director at Carrefour (400,000 euros gross fixed, 400,000 euros gross variable and 600,000 in performance shares) to 500,000 euros at the FFT (including 100,000 maximum bonus), she detailed.
These amounts are specified in the declaration of income, ets and interests that ministers must complete when they are appointed, and published on the website of the High Authority for the Transparency of Public Life (HATVP). Amounts that have been known since he took office. “As I knew that these questions were quite exciting, I was able to redo the calculations to the nearest euro and I do not deny any of the commas, any of the figures.“, she said, adding that the “coefficient of three is exact. I gave up two thirds of my salary for my pion in sportshe affirmed, and described her remuneration at the FFT as “very close to that of my predecessor. Money has never been my driving force“, she insisted. The president of the FFT Gilles Moretton was questioned on this subject and Médiapart had mentioned potential inaccuracies on the subject.