Daniel Bernard is currently Vice Chairman of Capgemini SE, Permanent Representative on the Board of Peugeot SA, President of Provestis, his own investment company, and a Senior Advisor to the private-equity firm Towerbrook Capital Partners LLC. He is also Board member of HEC Paris, Head of Governance Committee and Honorary Chairman of HEC Foundation.
Professional experience from positions in the consumer-goods industry at, among others, Metro International where Daniel was Chief Operating Officer, and Carrefour SA, where he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; during his tenure it became the second biggest retailer in the world after Walmart Inc.
Additionally, Daniel was Chairman of Kingfisher plc, Chairman of the Majid Al Futtaim Retail Group, and an independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Saint-Gobain SpA and of Alcatel Lucent SA.
Daniel has considerable experience in the management of leading international companies where he has held top positions, together with expertise in Corporate Governance, gained through major Corporate Governance responsibilities in leading listed companies in France and the UK.