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executive , Government official

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.


Breton, Thierry was born on January 15, 1955.


Graduate, Supelec Electrical Engineering School, Paris, 1979.


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.


Married Valerie Baroin. Children: Constance, Alexandre, Severine.

Valerie Baroin

Constance Breton

Alexandre Breton

Severine Breton