“Reinventing yourself rather than managing decline”

Geoffrey Godet. François Bouchon / Le Figaro MAINTENANCE – Its managing director took office when Quadient was faced with the decline of its traditional businesses. Quadient (formerly Neopost), a French technology company, can claim to generate more than 55% of its turnover in the United States. Established in 26 countries, it employs 6,000 people and … Read more

Two former Rothschilds launch their own investment fund

INFO LE FIGARO – A new non-listed investment player was born this fall: Mircap Partners, launched by two founders who know each other by heart. These are two “long-time partners» who find themselves today around a common project. Michele Mezzarobba and François Pinel de Golleville, former members of the Rothschild & Co group, founded Mircap … Read more

“I woke up a sleeping beauty”

Philippe Dénécé, in Paris, on October 3, 2022. Francois BOUCHON/Francois Bouchon / Le Figaro INTERVIEW – The general manager of Intuis tells how he is revitalizing a champion company of “made in France”. Appointed Managing Director of the Muller group two years ago, Philippe Dénecé has launched a major reorganization project. The changes it has … Read more

Slawomir Krupa, new boss of Société Générale

Slawomir Krupa Credit Societe Generale INFO THE FIGARO – The bank’s board of directors meets on Friday. Slawomir Krupa is the big favorite to succeed Frédéric Oudéa. The board of directors of Société Générale, chaired by Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, meets this Friday to choose its future managing director. According to concordant sources, the big favorite … Read more

Luc Rémont will be appointed CEO of EDF to succeed Jean-Bernard Lévy

Luc Rémont will succeed Jean-Bernard Lévy. Schneider Electric INFO THE FIGARO – Received at the Élysée on Wednesday afternoon, Luc Rémont was the big favorite in the race for the presidency of the group. End of suspense. Luc Rémont, in charge of international operations at Schneider Electric, will be appointed head of EDF, where he … Read more

“Our customers shed a tear when they heard the news”

Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 11:58 a.m. Gui and Heidi, 56, have made a heavy decision: they are leaving their chip shop, to the chagrin of their customers. The Friethoek, a well-known chip shop in Ghent, will soon be just a sweet memory for Guy and Heidi, the managers. The couple had to … Read more