He became a professional in 1966 and rode until 1971. He gained his best results in criteriums, small tours, and single stage races, like the Grand Prix d'Aix-en-Provence (1968, 1st), the Circuit d'Armorique (1969, 1st), and the Quatre Jours de Dunkerque (1970, 2nd). Afterwards, he became a sports journalist.
Under his aegis, the Tour was modernised, most notably with the abandonment of the red and combination jerseys. He is also the Directeur Général Délégué d’Amaury Sport Organisation.