SOURCE: Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor

April 21, 2015 12:00 ET

Investment Professionals Pick France's Top CEOs, CFOs & IR Professionals

Annual Survey Reflects the Opinions of Nearly 870 Buy-Side Analysts and Money Managers

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 21, 2015) - Institutional Investor has announced the winners of the 2015 All-Europe Executive Team, II's annual ranking of the region's corporate leaders. II asked portfolio managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side research professionals to name the best CEOs, CFOs and investor relations professionals at the European companies they cover. Listed below are the CEOs and CFOs who lead companies headquartered in France, who rank First, Second or Third in their sector.

Top-ranked CEOs in France include:

  • Sébastien Bazin, Accor, in Leisure & Hotels
  • Paul Hermelin, Cap Gemini, in Technology/Software
  • Georges Plassat, Carrefour, in Retailing/Food & Drug Chains
  • Jean-Charles Naouri, Casino, Guichard-Perrachon, in Retailing/Food & Drug Chains
  • Emmanuel Faber, Danone, in Food Producers
  • Bernard Charlès, Dassault Systèmes, in Technology/Software
  • Hubert Sagnières, Essilor International, in Medical Technologies & Services
  • Jean-Charles Decaux, Jean-François Decaux, JCDecaux, in Media
  • Jean-Paul Agon, L'Oréal, in Household & Personal Care Products
  • Bernard Arnault, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, in Luxury Goods
  • Carlos Tavares, Peugeot, in Autos & Auto Parts
  • Jean-Paul Herteman, Safran, in Aerospace & Defense
  • Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Schneider Electric, in Capital Goods
  • Thierry Pilenko, Technip, in Oil Services
  • Xavier Huillard, VINCI, in Building & Construction
  • Olivier Zarrouati, Zodiac Aerospace, in Aerospace & Defense

Top-ranked CFOs in France include:

  • Aiman Ezzat, Cap Gemini, in Technology/Software
  • Pierre-Jean Sivignon, Carrefour, in Retailing/Food & Drug Chains
  • Antoine Giscard-d'Estaing, Casino, Guichard-Perrachon, in Retailing/Food & Drug Chains
  • Pierre-André Térisse, Danone, in Food Producers
  • Thibault de Tersant, Dassault Systèmes, in Technology/Software
  • Thomas Piquemal, Électricité de France, in Utilities
  • Géraldine Picaud, Essilor International, in Medical Technologies & Services
  • Christian Mulliez, L'Oréal, in Household & Personal Care Products
  • Jean-Jacques Guiony, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, in Luxury Goods
  • Gilles Bogaert, Pernod Ricard, in Beverages
  • Jérôme Contamine, Sanofi, in Pharmaceuticals
  • Emmanuel Babeau, Schneider Electric, in Capital Goods
  • Julian Waldron, Technip, in Oil Services
  • Patrick de La Chevardière, Total, in Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
  • Jaap Tonckens, Unibail-Rodamco, in Property
  • Christian Labeyrie, VINCI, in Building & Construction

The 2015 All-Europe Executive Team reflects the opinions of nearly 870 buy-side analysts and money managers at 485 firms that collectively manage an estimated $4.5 trillion in European equities, and from 1,110 sell-side analysts at close to 160 institutions.

To view the specific rankings of each CEO and CFO named, or for more information on the 2015 All-Europe Executive Team, visit www.institutionalinvestor.com/aeet or see the April 2015 issue of Institutional Investor magazine.

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