Nicolas Bazire

58 years old


Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Arnault SAS

Independent Director, member of the Audit and Financial Statements Committee, the Appointments and Governance Committee and the Strategy Committee of SUEZ

Date of initial appointment: July 15, 2008

Start date of current mandate: May 12, 2015

Termination date of mandate: General Shareholders’ Meeting which approves the financial statements for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.

Others titles and positions held (excluding Group):

  • Deputy CEO and Permanent Representative of Groupe Arnault SAS to the Board of Directors of Financière Agache SA;
  • Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Les Echos SAS;
  • Director of LVMH Fashion Group, LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton S.A., Louis Vuitton pour la creation, Financiere Agache Private Equity SA, Agache Developpement SA, Europatweb SA, Carrefour SA, Groupe Les Echos SA, and Atos ;
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Montaigne Finance SAS and Semyrhamis SAS;
  • Manager of Les Chevaux de Malmain SARL ;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of SBD (Monaco).


Nicolas Bazire, born on July 13, 1957, is a graduate of the French Naval Academy and the Institut d’études politiques deParis, and studied at the École Nationale d’Administration. Mr. Bazire was an auditor and then an auxiliary judge at the Cour des comptes. In 1993, he became Chief of Staff and special assistant to Prime Minister Edouard Balladur. Managing Partner of Rothschild & Cie Banque from 1995 to 1999, Mr. Bazire was then appointed Chairman of the Partnership Board. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Arnault SAS Group since 1999.