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François-Henri Pinault

François-Henri Pinault

Born May 28, 1962

François-Henri Pinault,, is a French businessman and the chief executive officer of PPR. He is the son of the company's founder, businessman François Pinault. Often nicknamed ‘FHP’, he is also Director of Financière Pinault, as well as the President of Artémis' executive board.… Read More

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1962 Birth Born on May 28, 1962.


1985 23 Years Old François-Henri Pinault graduated from HEC School of Management in 1985, and did his military service in the French Consulate Economic Expansion station in Los Angeles (United States), during which he was in charge of studying fashion and new technology sectors in the States.
1987 25 Years Old He started his career in PPR in 1987.
1988 26 Years Old In 1988, he became the manager of the company’s buying department.
1989 27 Years Old In 1989, he became head manager of France Bois Industries, and then of Pinault Distribution in 1990.


1993 31 Years Old In 1993, he was appointed CEO of CFAO (formerly Compagnie Française de l’Afrique Occidentale) a retail subsidiary of the Group in Africa and in the overseas territories, specialized in cars and medicine.
1997 35 Years Old In 1997, he became CEO of Fnac. … Read More
2000 38 Years Old In February 2000, he became vice-president of the Internet branch of the Group, alongside Serge Weinberg, board president. … Read More
2001 39 Years Old From January 2001 until March 2005, he was a member of the PPR Security Board.


2003 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2003, he was appointed vice-president of the board until March 2005.
2005 43 Years Old In March 2005, François-Henri Pinault became Chairman of the Board and CEO of PPR.
2007 45 Years Old On 20 June 2007, he also became president of German sports retailer Puma’s Executive Committee, the newest Group acquisition.
2008 46 Years Old In 2008, François-Henri Pinault launched PPR’s Corporate Foundation for Women’s Dignity and Rights, a part of PPR Home. … Read More
2009 47 Years Old François-Henri Pinault took the initiative to support the Home movie by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, which was distributed on television and cinema in 2009 for free, and was seen by more than 400 million people around the world.
2011 49 Years Old 1 More Event
On 17 February 2011, François-Henri Pinault announced that he would head the luxury branch of PPR. … Read More
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