16 October 1958 |
|Occupation||CEO of Legrand|
Gilles Schnepp, (born in Lyon, France, on 16 October 1958) is a French corporate senior executive. He is married to Ms Blandine Favre-Gilly (attorney at law) and has three children: Paul, Adrien and Marie. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Legrand Group since 17 March 2006.
- Having graduated from the Ecole des hautes études commerciales (HEC) business school in Paris in 1981, Gilles Schnepp began his career in 1983 at Merrill Lynch France.
- He moved from the world of finance to industry in 1989 by joining Legrand.
- Having served, among other responsibilities, as deputy Chief Financial Officer and later as CFO, he became Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Legrand in 2004, succeeding François Grappotte.
- In 2006, he took on the role of Chairman and CEO.
- In 2009, Gilles Schnepp's income of one million euros was ranked 75th among the main French senior executives.
Other functions and directorships
- Gilles Schnepp has been a member, representing Wendel, of the Board of Directors of Saint-Gobain since June 2009.
- He is a member of the Executive Committee of GIMELEC, and of the Board of Directors of PROMOTELEC.
- Chairman of FIEEC (French Federation of Electrical, Electronics and Communication Industries) since July 2013.
- Elected Vice-Chairman of the Silver Economy industry strategic committee in July 2013.
- In 2007, Gilles Schnepp was awarded France's Legion of Honour, receiving the title of Chevalier de la légion d’honneur.
- In 2012, Officer in the French National Order of Merit (France).
- Vision and Commitments : http://www.legrand.com/EN/gilles-schnepp-vision-and-commitments_12831.html
- Interview with Gilles Schnepp : (fr) http://www.legrand.fr/presse/interview-de-gilles-schnepp_2591.html
Notes and references
- (fr) http://www.whoswho.fr/biographie-gilles-schnepp_433720.html
- (fr) http://www.jdf.com/portrait/2008/08/09/04016-20080809ARTHBD00147-president-gentilhomme.php
- (fr) http://www.batiactu.com/edito/gilles-schnepp-nouveau-numero-un-de-legrand-15939.php
- (fr) http://www.saint-gobain.fr/fr/groupe/notre-organisation/conseil-dadministration
- (fr) http://www.gimelec.fr/index.php/gimelec/organisation/comite-direction-general.html
- (fr) http://www.promotelec.com/media/document/rapport-activite-promotelec-2009.pdf
- (fr) http://www.fieec.fr/iso_album/cp_fieec_-_nouvelle_gouvernance_a_la_fieec_-_g_schnepp_devient_president__-_110713.pdf
- (fr) http://www.redressement-productif.gouv.fr/installation-du-comite-filiere-silver-economy
- (fr) http://www.france-phaleristique.com/lh_promo_06-04-07.htm
- (fr) http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000025789227