A long-term investor
Wendel is a hands-on investor and shareholder that assists sector-leading companies in their long-term development. Wendel's business model combines the entrepreneurial passion born of a long family tradition with a culture of performance and accountability.
Chairman of the Executive board
Frédéric Lemoine is a graduate of the HEC business school (1986) and of the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (1987). He is an alumnus of the École Nationale d’Administration (“Victor Hugo” class) and an Inspecteur des finances. In 1992-1993, he headed up the Institut du Coeur of Hô Chi Minh-City, Vietnam, for one year, and in 2004 he became General Secretary of the Fondation Alain Carpentier, which supports this hospital. From 1995 to 1997, he was deputy chief of staff of the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs (Jacques Barrot), in charge of coordinating reform of the national health insurance system and hospital reform. At the same time he was a chargé de mission with the Secretary of State for Healthcare and the National Health Insurance system (Hervé Gaymard). From 1997 to 2002, he was Delegated CEO, then CFO under Serge Kampf and the Executive Board of Capgemini, before being named Group VP in charge of finance of Capgemini Ernst & Young. From May 2002 to June 2004, he was the deputy General Secretary of French President Jacques Chirac, in charge of economic and financial affairs and other areas. From October 2004 to May 2008, he was a Senior Advisor at McKinsey. From March 2005 to April 2009, he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Areva.
Date fi rst appointed to the Executive Board: April 7, 2009
He is a Knight of the National Order of Merit and a Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honor.
Born on June 27, 1965
Directorships at December 31, 2009:
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bureau Veritas
Director of Legrand
Director of Saint-Gobain
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Oranje-Nassau Groep BV
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Trief Corporation SA
Chairman of Winbond SAS
Other directorships and positions:
Director of Groupama
Director of Flamel Technologies