Yves-Thibault de Silguy

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Yves-Thibault de Silguy (born 22 July 1948) is a French and European politician, born in Rennes, France. He served in the Santer Commission and was in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs.[1] He was a member of the Club de l'horloge.[2]

Political career[edit]

Before moving to the European Commission in 1995, de Silguy served as chief adviser on European Union affairs to Prime Minister Edouard Balladur from 1993 to 1995.[3] During his time as Commissioner, he managed the introduction of the euro.

Following the resignation of the Santer Commission, France did not renominate de Silguy.[4]

Later career[edit]

In 2000, de Silguy became a member of the Executive Board of Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux and later served as Chief Executive Officer of Suez from 2001 to 2003. He was then Executive Vice-President of Suez from 2003 until June 2006.

Other activities[edit]

Corporate boards[edit]

  • VTB Bank, Independent Member of the Supervisory Council (since 2013)[5]
  • Autoroutes du Sud de la France (ASF), Member of the Board of Directors
  • Solvay, Member of the Board of Directors (since 2011)
  • Sofisport, Chairman of Supervisory Council
  • LVMH, Independent Member of the Board of Directors (since 2009)[6]
  • Vinci SA, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors (since 2006), Chairman of the Board of Directors (2006-2010)[7]

Non-profit organizations[edit]


  1. ^ "Executive Profile: VINCI SA". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 11 December 2010.
  2. ^ https://www.lexpress.fr/informations/silguy-le-techno-de-l-euro_628982.html.
  3. ^ Tom Buerkle (December 7, 1994), France Rejects Call by Bonn on Monetary Union International Herald Tribune.
  4. ^ Craig R. Whitney (July 10, 1999), European Union's Commission Is Revamped After a Scandal; a 'New Era' Is Promised New York Times.
  5. ^ Yves Thibault de Silguy VTB Bank.
  6. ^ Board of Directors LVMH.
  7. ^ Board of Directors Vinci SA.