Alain Minc

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Alain Minc
Born April 15, 1949
Paris, France
Education École nationale supérieure des mines de Paris
Science Po
École nationale d'administration
Occupation Businessman, political advisor, author

Alain Minc (French pronunciation: ​[alɛ̃ ˈmɛ̃k]; born April 15, 1949) is a French businessman, political advisor, and author.[1]

Biography

Early life

Alain Minc was born on April 15, 1949 in Paris[2][3] to a family of Jewish immigrants from Poland.[4] His father, Joseph Minkowski, was a dentist and a member of the Communist Party.[5] Alain Minc is a graduate of the École nationale supérieure des mines de Paris, Science Po and the École nationale d'administration.[2][3][6]

Career

In 1979, he became CFO of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain.[2][3] In 1981, he was selected to be one of the first Young Leaders of the French-American Foundation.[7] In 1986, he became Vice-Chairman of CIR International and General Manager of Cerus, non-Italian affiliates of Benedetti Group.[2][3] In 1991, he founded his own consultancy firm, AM Conseil.[1] He has been the Chairman of Le Monde's supervisory board.[1][3][8] He sits on the Board of Directors of Criteria CaixaCorp since 2007.[3] He is also a Board member of Prisa, FNAC, Direct Energie, Ingenico, and Yves Saint Laurent.[3][6]

He has been an advisor to Edouard Balladur, François Pinault, Vincent Bolloré,[9] and ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy.[10] He came under fire for criticizing Pope Benedict XVI's position on the French Romani repatriation in 2010.[10]

He is a member of the Nicolas Berggruen Institute.[2] He is also a recipient of the Legion of Honour.[6][11]

Since December 2011, he is President of the Board of Directors of Société des Autoroutes du Nord et de l'Est de la France (SANEF)[12] which operates motorways in northeast France under a French government concession.[13]

Bibliography

  • Ce monde qui vient
  • Epître à nos nouveaux maîtres (2003)
  • Les Prophètes du bonheur: historie personnelle de la pensée économique (2004)
  • Rapport sur la France de l'an 2000
  • Le Nouveau Moyen-âge
  • Les vengeances des Nations
  • La Machine égalitaire
  • Rapport sur l´informatisation de la société
  • Une sorte de Diable, les vies de John M. Keynes (2006)
  • Le Crépuscule des petits dieux (2006)
  • Une histoire de France (2008)
  • Dix jours qui ébranleront le monde (2009)
  • Une histoire politique des intellectuels (2010)
  • L'âme des nations (2012)
  • Vive l Allemagne (2013)

References

  1. ^ a b c Foreign Policy Centre article
  2. ^ a b c d e "Nicolas Berggruen Institute biography". Archived from the original on 2011-05-28. Retrieved 2011-06-25.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Criteria CaixaCorp biography". Archived from the original on 2011-06-27. Retrieved 2011-06-25.
  4. ^ http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/inside-the-elysee-sarkozy-has-learned-to-like-angela-merkel-a-810868.html
  5. ^ http://www.accessmylibrary.com/article-1G1-277976309/french-president-adviser-interviewed.html
  6. ^ a b c BusinessWeek biography
  7. ^ "Young Leaders". French-American Foundation. Retrieved 2015-10-28.
  8. ^ Catherine Mallaval, Olivier Costemalle. "D'un revers de Minc". Libération, 29/06/2007
  9. ^ Nicolas Cori. "Confit d'intérêts". Libération, 29/06/2007
  10. ^ a b "Les propos d'Alain Minc sur le pape font bondir les catholiques". Le Monde, 26.08.10
  11. ^ 'Légion d'honneur: enfin une vraie parité hommes-femmes". Le Nouvel Observateur, 31-01-08
  12. ^ Nantes, SQLI. "Board of Directors - sanef". www.sanefgroupe.com. Retrieved 2017-03-22.
  13. ^ "Alain Minc nommé patron des autoroutes Sanef". Challenges (in French). Retrieved 2017-03-22.
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