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 Governance Committee
Member of the Wendel Supervisory Board and chairman of the Governance Committee
Postgraduate degree from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris. He worked from 1970 to 1998 at J.P. Morgan in New York, Paris, Singapore, Brussels and London. He has been Managing Director of J.P. Morgan Guaranty Ltd in London, Chairman and CEO of J.P. Morgan France and Managing Director with responsibility for private banking activities in Europe. After two years as Manager Director with responsibility for capital markets activities at Security Capital Group in London, he spent four years as General Secretary of the International Federation of
Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva.
Born on December 24, 1944
Directorships and positions held at December 31, 2009:
Other directorships and positions:
Director of ProLogis European Properties (PEPR) (Luxembourg)
Director of Fidelity International (Luxembourg)
Founder and Director of Managers Sans Frontières (an NGO based in Quebec, Canada)
Director of Swiss Philanthropic Foundation (a Geneva-based NGO)
Director and treasurer of François-Xavier Bagnoud International (Sion)
Director and treasurer of the Fondation Mérieux
Director of IFFIm/GAVI Alliance (UK Charity), a global organization specializing in vaccination campaigns in the poorest countries