高管: Kering SA (PRTP.PA)
18 Jul 2019
Mr. Jean-Francois Palus serves as Group Managing Director, Member of the Executive Committee, Non-Independent Director of Kering S.A. He also is Member of the Sustainability Committee of the Company. A graduate of HEC Hautes Etudes Commerciales (class of 1984), Jean- Francois Palus began his career in 1985 with Arthur Andersen where he carried out audit and financial advisory duties. Before joining Artemis in 2001 as corporate officer and Director, he spent ten years within the PPR group, holding successively the positions of Deputy Chief Financial Officer of the wood industry branch of Pinault SA (1991 to 1993), Group Financial Control Director (1993 to 1997), then store manager at Fnac (1997 to 1998) and lastly Corporate Secretary and member of the Executive Board of Conforama (1998 to 2001). Since March 2005, Jean- Francois Palus has been in charge of mergers and acquisitions at PPR, reporting to Francois- Henri Pinault, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Group. He was Chief Financial Officer of the PPR group from December 2005 to January 2012 and he has been Group Managing Director of PPR (since renamed Kering) since February 26, 2008. Following the Combined General Meeting on April 27, 2017, the Board of Directors renewed his term of office as Group Managing Director for a term of four years. Jean- Francois Palus has headed Kering’s Sport & Lifestyle activities since October 2012. He has also held the position of Chairman of the Administrative Board of PUMA SE since December 1, 2012. Jean- Francois Palus has been a Director of Kering since May 7, 2009. His term of office was renewed by the Combined General Meeting on April 27, 2017 and will expire at the end of the Annual General Meeting called to approve the financial statements for the year ending December 31, 2020.