• AmCham Confidential with Pierre Gattaz, President of MEDEF and Chairman of the Board of Radiall

    June 07 2016, 08:00 - 09:30
    Location: Hotel Prince de Galles, 33 Avenue George V, 75008 Paris

    For Board members only, by invitation.
    This event is free, thanks to the support of our Diamond Sponsor AIG.


    Biography of Pierre Gattaz

    Chairman of the Board of Radiall, President of MEDEF.

    Born on 11 September 1959, married, 4 children.

    A graduate of Telecom Bretagne (l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne) and holder of a Certificate in Administrative Management from George Washington University (USA), he was a project engineer and export project manager at Dassault Electronics from 1984 to 1989.

    From 1989 to 1992, he was the Managing Director of Fontaine Electronics, and then Convergie (a subsidiary of the Dynaction Group). Pierre Gattaz became the Managing Director of Radiall in December 1992 and has been the Chairman of the Board ever since January 1994.

    He was President of GIXEL (Professional Association for Electronic Components Systems, Digital Identity Industries) from 1999 to 2003, and then President and founder of the FIEN (Digital and Electronic Industries) from 2002 to 2007, before being elected President of the FIEEC (Federation of Electrical, Electronic and Communication Industries – 30 industrial unions) in 2007, at which time he joined the Executive Committee of the MEDEF (Movement of French Enterprises). From June 2010 to July 2013, he has also been President of the GFI (Group of Industrial Federations - 17 industrial federations representing 80% of French industry) and a founding member of La Fabrique (the Industry’s Think Tank).

    Pierre Gattaz was elected President of MEDEF on 3rd July 2013.

    Pierre Gattaz is Knight of the French Legion of Honor and officer of the Order of Merit