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Insurance company executive

Gilles Benoist, insurance company executive. Named to Legion of Honor.


Benoist, Gilles was born on December 12, 1946.


Graduate, Institute d'Etudes Politiques, Paris. Graduate, Ecole National d'Administrator.


Director, office of Prefect Oise department Interior Ministry of France, 1974—1976, secretary general Ariege department, 1976—1978, principal private secretary to director general, 1978—1981. Principal private secretary to minister Ministry of Economic, Finance & Budget of France, 1981—1983. Public auditor French Court of State, 1983—1987.

Advisory to deputy chief executive Caisse des Depots et Consignations, 1987—1989. Member executive board Credit Local de France, 1987—1989. Senior public auditor Court of State Auditors, 1989—1991.

Director central services Caisse des Depots et Consignations, 1991—1993, member executive committee, 1993—1995. Group corporation secretary, director Human Resources Caisse de Depots Group, 1995—1996. Chief advisory Court of State Auditors, 1996—1998.

Member executive board CNP Assurances, 1998—2007, Chief Executive Officer, since 2007.