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11.10.2011

Who is Patricia Barbizet ?

Patricia Barbizet currently is the CEO of Artemis and Financière Pinault (since 1992) and Vice Chairman of the Board of PPR, Chairman of Christie's and director of various companies of the PPR group. 

She also is administrator of Bouygues, Air France and Total and chairman of the investment committee of the ISP (Strategic Investment Fund). In 1989, she joined the Pinault Group as Chief Financial Officer and then Executive Vice President in charge of finance. From 1977 to 1989 she held various positions within the Finance Department at Renault Industrial Vehicles and Renault Credit International.

Patricia Barbizet is a member of the Board of the Forum d'Avignon as well as member of the boards of the Opera of Paris and of the Union of national museums and she is president of the Association of the Friends of the Cité de la Musique.

She graduated from ESCP-EUROPE and is Officier de la Légion d'Honneur et Commandeur de l'Ordre National du Mérite.