Thomas de Villeneuve joins Wendel’s Supervisory Board

Published : 31.07.2020

Thomas de Villeneuve (48) has joined Wendel’s Supervisory Board. Since 2016 Mr. de Villeneuve has been a director of Wendel‑Participations SE, the Wendel Group’s principal shareholder.

Thomas de Villeneuve began his investment career in 2001 with Apax Partners, of which he is currently a partner. Apax Partners is a fund specialized in the mid-market, investing amounts ranging from €50 million to €150 million in SMEs in France, Italy and the Benelux. As a new member of the Supervisory Board, Mr. de Villeneuve plans to put his nearly 20 years of experience in the investment industry to
work for Wendel.

Through the various positions he has held, Thomas de Villeneuve has acquired in-depth experience in the telecoms, media and technology industries. He has also been a member of several boards of directors, including that of Altran Technologies.

Finally, his international experience will add value to Wendel’s Supervisory Board.

I am very honored to have the opportunity to join Wendel’s Supervisory Board. I hope to contribute all of my experience as an investor and a board member.