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CES Unveiled Paris

Pascal CagniPascal Cagni

Ambassador for International Investment, Chairman of the Board, Business France

Pascal Cagni was appointed in September 2017, Chairman of the board at Business France and Ambassador for international investment by the Council of Ministers. He is Founder and CEO at C4 Ventures, a leading European venture fund.
Pascal Cagni is non-executive director at Kingfisher Plc (KGF.L), Banque Transatlantique (CIC) and until recently at Vivendi SA (VIV.PA) and (Condé Nast). He is a strategic advisor to large private equity and Global groups to help management teams leverage the opportunities created by the digital revolution.

Hired into Apple by Steve Jobs, Pascal Cagni joined in 2000 as General Manager and Vice President of Apple Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Before Apple, he played a key role at Packard Bell, establishing new R&D, manufacturing facilities and operations, creating over 3,000 jobs in the Loire Valley.
Pascal Cagni obtained an MA in Political Sciences from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris (Sciences Po), an MA in Business Law from the Robert Schumann University in Strasburg and an MBA from HEC Paris. He graduated from the Executive Program (EPGC) at Stanford University, CA, USA. He is a benefactor of the HEC Foundation and a member of the French Foreign Trade Advisors (CCEF). He was made a Knight of the French Order of Merit by Christine Lagarde.




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