André Lévy-Lang

Chairman, Institut Louis Bachelier

André Lévy-Lang graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 1958 and holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University (1966).After two years as a research physicist with Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique (CEA, the French atomic energy commission), André Lévy-Lang joined the Schlumberger Group in 1962 for which he held various engineering, marketing and management positions in France and the United States. In 1974, he joined Paribas, a banking group, through one of its major affiliates, Compagnie Bancaire, the leading European group of specialised financial services companies. He was named CEO of Compagnie Bancaire in 1982.In 1990, André Lévy-Lang was named CEO of the Paribas group, a position he held until August 1999 when Banque Nationale de Paris (BNP) acquired Paribas to create BNPParibas.André Lévy-Lang is currently non-executive chairman of Les Echos, the business daily newspaper, and a non-executive director of SCOR and Paris-Orleans. He is a governor of the American Hospital in Paris, chairs the Fondation du Risque and the Institut Louis Bachelier, and sits on the boards of Institut Français des Relations Internationales, of Institut Europlace de Finance and of Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques.He is an affiliate professor in Finance (emeritus) at Universite de Paris-Dauphine.

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