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consultant , social sciences educator

Michel Maquil was born on 15 May 1950 in Esch-sur-Alzette in Luxembourg and was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange from 2001 to 18 April 2012.


Villette, Michel was born on May 15, 1950 in Paris. Son of Marc Villette and Marie Vincendeau.


Phd in Sociology, University Paris Sorbonne, 1977.


He joined the Luxembourg Stock Exchange in 1974 and held a number of positions prior to being appointed Chief Executive in 1987 and President & Chief Executive Officer in April 2001. He was replaced by Robert Scharfe on 18 April 2012. Michel Maquil was also chairman of the board of Finesti, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, until 17 April 2012.

Michel Maquil sits on the board of the Luxembourg Banks and Bankers Association (ABBL) and the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI). He belongs to various bodies of the Brussels-based Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE). He is also a delegate of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange to the General Assemblies of the Paris-based World Federation of Stock Exchanges.

He belongs to a number of committees and working groups, set up by the Luxembourg financial regulator, the Commission for the Supervision of the Financial centre (CSSF), dealing with the organization and development of the Luxembourg financial centre. He is set to retire by the end of 2012 and pursue a career as an independent consultant. Michel Maquil graduated in economics from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.

He sits on the Board of the Luxembourg Association of the Friends of the Catholic University of Louvain Foundation.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to more than 35 academic journals.


Co-founder Revue Gérer Comprendre, Annales des MInes, Paris, 1995—2007. Fellow: Ecole Paris du Management.


Married Anne Beaumont, January 6, 1981. Children: Claire, Marie, Hélène, Alice.

Marc Villette

Marie Vincendeau

Anne Beaumont

Alice Villette

Marie Villette

Hélène Villette

Claire Villette