Muriel Pénicaud

Minister of Labour, Ministry of Labour of France

Degrees in History, Educational Sciences, and Clinical Psychology; Executive Alumna, INSEAD Business School. Formerly: local government administrator; with the French Ministry of Labour; Ministerial Adviser; with Danone Group; with Dassault Systèmes. 2008-14, Executive Vice-President, Human Resources, Member, Executive Committee, Groupe Danone; Chairman, Board, Danone Ecosystem Fund for SMEs. Since May 2014, France's Ambassador for International Investment. From May 2014, led Invest in France Agency (IFA), and the French Agency for International Business Development (UBIFRANCE), which merged in Jan. 2015 to form Business France. Since January 2015, Chief Executive Officer, Business France. Formerly: Independent Member of the Board, Orange; Chair, AgroParis Tech; Member, Government Steering Committee, "New Face of Industry in France; Chair, National Council for the Economy and Education; Co-Founder and Vice-President, TV DMA. Independent Member of the Board, SNCF; Member of the Board, Aéroports de Paris. Recipient: French Legion of Honour; National Order of Merit.