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Thierry Breton

Thierry Breton, former French government official, telecommunications industry executive. Decorated Commander dans l'Ordre National du Mérite, Chevalier dans l'Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur.

Background

  • Breton, Thierry was born on January 15, 1955.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Supelec Electrical Engineering School, Paris, 1979.

    Career

    • Teacher information technical and mathematics French Lycée, New York City, 1979—1981. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Forma Systémes, 1981—1986. Chief advisor of Minister for Information and New Technology French Ministry of Education and Research, 1986—1988.

      Chief Executive Officer Futuroscope de Poitiers, 1986—1990, Futuroscope Telecommunications Platform, 1986—1990, Consultants to Government and Industry Group, 1990—1993. Chief Executive Officer, vice chairman board directors BULL Group, 1993—1997. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Thomson S.A., 1997—2002, Thomson Multimedia, 1997—2002, France Telecom, Paris, 2002—2005.

      Minister economic affairs, finance & industry Government France, 2005—2007.

    Connections

    • Married Valerie Baroin. Children: Constance, Alexandre, Severine.
    • spouse: Valerie Baroin
    • children: Constance Breton
    • Alexandre Breton
    • Severine Breton
    Thierry Breton
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    Born January 15, 1955
    (age 61)
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    • 1979
      Supelec Electrical Engineering School
    • 1979 - 1981
      Teacher, information technical and mathematics French Lyc+?e
    • 1981 - 1986
      chairman, Forma Syst+?mes
    • 1981 - 1986
      Chief Executive Officer, Forma Syst+?mes
    • 1986 - 1988
      chief advisor, of Minister for Information and New Technology French Ministry of Education and Research
    • 1986 - 1990
      Chief Executive Officer, Futuroscope de Poitiers
    • 1986 - 1990
      Chief Executive Officer, Futuroscope de Poitiers
    • 1990 - 1993
      Chief Executive Officer, Futuroscope de Poitiers
    • 1993 - 1997
      Chief Executive Officer, board directors BULL Group
    • 1993 - 1997
      vice chairman, board directors BULL Group
    • 1997 - 2002
      chairman, Thomson Societe Anonyme
    • 1997 - 2002
      chairman, Thomson Societe Anonyme
    • 1997 - 2002
      Chief Executive Officer, Thomson Societe Anonyme
    • 1997 - 2002
      Chief Executive Officer, Thomson Societe Anonyme
    • 2002 - 2005
      chairman, Thomson Societe Anonyme
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 2002 - 2005
      Chief Executive Officer, Thomson Societe Anonyme
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 2005 - 2007
      minister economic, affairs
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