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François Pinault

Businessman + Ally
Male
Born Aug 21, 1963
Age 51
Other Names Huet, Francois

François Pinault is a French businessman who runs the retail company PPR. He is a friend of former French President Jacques Chirac. His holding company Artemis S.A. , owns (or owned), among others, Converse shoes, Samsonite luggage, Château Latour, the Vail Ski Resort in Colorado, and Christie's auction house. Artemis also owns Executive Life in California, which was sued by policy holders when the company failed.… Read More

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  • Dan Loeb’S Doomed Sotheby’S Campaign
    Reuters.com - Oct 04, 2013
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    Oversized Balloon Dog Sculpture By Jeff Koons May Fetch $55 Million
    Huffington Post - Sep 08, 2013
  • Michael Kurcfeld: Venice Biennale Highlight: Lacma's Michael Govan Talks About "Prima Materia" And Global Art
    Huffington Post - Aug 06, 2013
  • Collecting Art With François Pinault
    Wall Street Journal - Jun 18, 2013

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CHILDHOOD

1963 Birth Born in 1963.

THIRTIES

2001 38 Years Old In December 2001, jurors in a high profile New York City courtroom found Taubman guilty of conspiracy. … Read More

FORTIES

2006 43 Years Old 1 More Event
Pinault owns one of the biggest collections of contemporary art worldwide. On the magazine ArtReview's 2006 list of most powerful people in modern art, he was ranked in first place.
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