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24 November 2021
Jean-Louis GREGOIRE (ESC Le Havre, 1968)

Appointments - Jean-Louis GREGOIRE becomes the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of EM Normandie / Jean-Louis GREGOIRE devient le nouveau Président du Conseil d'Administration de l'EM Normandie

At its Annual General Meeting on October 7, the EM Normandie Board of Directors approved the appointment of Jean-Louis GREGOIRE as Chairman.He replaces François RAOUL-DUVAL, who has held the position since January 1, 2007, when EM Normandie officially became a non-profit association.

A1968 graduate of EM Normandie and holder of an MBA from Michigan State University, Jean-Louis GREGOIRE began his career at Xerox, where he spent 7 years, including 3 in London as Product Manager. In 1979, he joined the consulting firm AT Kearney in Chicago and Paris as a Consultant. In 1986, he became Director of Operations at Gestetner (Groupe NRG-Ricoh), before taking over as Chairman in 1990. In 1996, he joined Canon France as Director of the Ile-de-France Region, before being appointed Chairman and CEO in 2002.In 2006, he joined Canon Europe (EMEA) in London as VP EMEA & Chief of Corporate Strategy. From 2011 to 2020, he was involved in the world of startups, and became Managing Director of the Citizen Entrepreneurs association, which organizes the annual G20 Youth Entrepreneurship Summit for the French delegation. At thesame time, he sits on the boards of several small and medium-sized businesses.

Very involved in the development of EM Normandie, Jean-Louis GREGOIRE helped launch the Foundation in 2016, of which he is currently Chairman.

"I would like to extend my warmest thanks to François RAOUL-DUVAL for his unwavering commitment to EM Normandie. For 14 years, his attentiveness, benevolence and taste for challenge have contributed to making EM Normandie the Business School of international excellence it is today. I congratulate Jean-Louis GREGOIRE who, thanks to his expertise and knowledge of the School, will be perfectly able to take up the torch and continue its development, and I look forward to our future collaboration", declares Elian PILVIN (class of 1996), Managing Director of EM Normandie."

"I am very aware of the honor the Board of Directors has bestowed on me by entrusting me with the presidency of EM Normandie. The School's history is a tremendous adventure that has lasted for 150 years. Alongside Elian PILVIN, I intend to pursue its development and, above all, to offer the students who entrust us with a decisive part of their professional future, useful teaching that will enable them to respond to the increasingly varied and complex issues facing companies. "adds Jean-Louis GREGOIRE (class of 1968), President of EM Normandie."

Congratulations to Jean-Louis GREGOIRE!

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The Board of Directors of EM Normandie recorded, at its general meeting of 7 October, the appointment of Jean-Louis GREGOIRE as President. He replaces François RAOUL-DUVAL who had held the position since 1 January 2007, when EM Normandie officially became a nonprofit association.

A graduate of EM Normandie in 1968 and holder of an MBA from Michigan State University, Jean-Louis GREGOIRE began his career at Xerox where he stayed for 7 years, including 3 years in London as a Product Manager. In 1979, he joined the AT Kearney consulting firm in Chicago and Paris as a consultant.In 1986, he became Director of Operations of Gestetner (NRG-Ricoh Group), before becoming President in 1990. In 1996, he joined Canon France as Director of the Ile-de-France Region before being appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2002. In 2006, he joined Canon Europe (EMEA) in London as VP EMEA & Chief of Corporate Strategy. From 2011 to 2020, he got involved in the world of startups and became Managing Director of the Citizen Entrepreneurs association, which organises the G20 of Young Entrepreneurs every year for the French delegation. At the same time, he is a director of several VSEs / SMEs.

Very involved in the development of EM Normandie, Jean-Louis GREGOIRE participated in the launch of the Foundation in 2016, of which he is currently the President.

"I warmly thank François RAOUL-DUVAL for his investment and unfailing commitment to EM Normandie. For 14 years, his listening, his benevolence and his taste for challenge have contributed to making EM Normandie the Business School of international excellence that it is today. I congratulate Jean-Louis GREGOIRE who, thanks to his expertise and his knowledge of the school, will be perfectly able to take up the torch to continue its development and I look forward to our future collaboration," declares Elian PILVIN (class of 1996), Managing Director of EM Normandie."

"I am very aware of the honour that the Board of Directors gives me by entrusting me with the presidency of EM Normandie. The history of the school is a great adventure that has lasted for 150 years. Alongside Elian PILVIN, I intend to continue its development and especially to offer students who entrust us with a decisive part of their professional future, useful lessons allowing them to respond to the increasingly varied and complex problems of companies," adds Jean-Louis GREGOIRE (class of 1968), President of EM Normandie."



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