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Biography

French

Born January 9, 1951 in La Tronche (Isère)

Married, three children

Timeline

  • 1 October 2016 – present

    Chief Negotiator - Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 TEU

  • 2015-2016

    Special advisor on European Defence and Security Policy to the President of the European Commission

  • 2010-2014

    European Commissioner and then Vice-President in charge of Internal Market and Services

  • 2009-2010

    Member of the European Parliament, President of the French delegation of the EPP

  • 2007-2009

    Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries of France

  • 2006-2007

    Vice President of Mérieux Alliance, in charge of International Relations

  • 2004-2005

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of France

  • 1999-2004

    European Commissioner in charge of Regional Policy and the Reform of European Institutions

  • 1997-1999

    Senator of Savoie

  • 1995-1997

    Minister for European Affairs of France

  • 1993-1995

    Minister for Environment of France

  • 1982-1999

    President of the Regional Council of Savoie

  • 1978-1995

    Deputy of Savoie

  • 1973-1999

    Regional Councilor for Savoie (Bourg-Saint-Maurice District)

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