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lawyer , International organization administrator

Francois Denis Carrard, Swiss international organization administrator, lawyer. Bar: Canton of Vaud. Decorated Commander Order of Civil Merit (Spain), officer Order of St. Charles (Monaco). Former member City Council, Cully, Switzerland, 1985. Major Swiss Military, 1983-1995. Member Vaud Bar Association (former council member), Automobile Club Switzerland (honorary, former president 1969-1978).

Background

Carrard, Francois Denis was born on January 19, 1938 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Son of Jean-Louis and Erica (Godall) Carrard.

Education

Juris Doctor, University Lausanne, 1964.

Career

Senior partner Carrard, Paschoud, Heim and Partners, Lausanne, since 1967. Director general International Olympics Committee, 1989—2003, senior legal advisor, since 2003. Chairman board directors Beau-Rivage Palace, Lausanne, Vaudoise Assurances Groupe, Lausanne, PCL Holding Group, Lausanne, Foundation Montreux Jazz Festival and many others.

Vice chairman board directors International Netherlands Group Bank SA, Switzerland.

Achievements

  • Bar: Canton of Vaud.

Membership

Former member City Council, Cully, Switzerland, 1985. Major Swiss Military, 1983-1995. Member Vaud Bar Association (former council member), Automobile Club Switzerland (honorary, former president 1969-1978).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jazz pianist, swimming, skiing.

Connections

Married Alba Gropetti, September 29, 1966. Children: Maud, Anne.

father:
Jean-Louis Carrard

mother:
Erica (Godall) Carrard

spouse:
Alba Gropetti

child:
Maud Carrard

child:
Anne Carrard