Dassault Group

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Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault
Founded1929; 90 years ago (1929)
FounderMarcel Dassault
(born Marcel Bloch)
HeadquartersRond-point des Champs-Élysées-Marcel-Dassault, Paris, France
Key people
Serge Dassault
(honorary chairman)
OwnerDassault Family
Number of employees
23,400 (2010)

Dassault Group (French pronunciation: ​[daˈso]; GIMD, Groupe Dassault, or the Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault S.A.) is a France-based group of companies established in 1929 with the creation of Dassault Aviation by Marcel Dassault, and led by son Serge Dassault with cofounder of Dassault Systèmes Charles Edelstenne, and currently Dassault Aviation Chairman and CEO is Éric Trappier.[1][2]



  1. ^ "Charles Edelstenne Named Dassault Group Successor, Becomes Billionaire". Forbes. 27 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Company profile of GIMD". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 1 October 2012.

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