Thierry Jadot, Partner

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Born in 1963, Thierry Jadot has a master’s degree in applied economics from the Paris Dauphine University, a master’s degree in finance and economics from Sciences Po Paris, and a Master in Marketing Strategy from Sciences Po Paris and HEC Executive.

In 1990, he began his career at PSA as the manager of the African, Middle Eastern, and Latin American markets in the International Marketing Department.

In 1992, he became the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) assistant zone manager in PSA’s International Affairs Department. In 1994, still with PSA, he became the Brazil-Uruguay zone manager in the Latin American Department.

In 1998, he was appointed director of marketing and communications for PSA Peugeot Citroën Argentina.

In 2001, he became managing director of the consulting firm Estudio de Comunicación Argentina (Havas Group).

In 2003, he joined EMAP France and became managing director of EMAP Auto (group owner of Auto Plus, Auto Journal, Sport Auto, ADDX). In 2005, he was appointed advertising sales director of EMAP Media Régie (the group’s advertising sales company, which became Mondadori France Publicité in 2006).

In 2007, he was director of strategic marketing and sales for Europ Assistance.

In 2008, he became executive chairman of Starcom MediaVest Group, in charge of Starcom’s French operations. In addition to his role as executive chairman France, Thierry Jadot was senior vice-president emerging markets of Starcom MediaVest Group and member of the SMG Group’s executive committee.

In 2012, he was appointed chairman and CEO of Aegis Media France. In March 2013, his role expanded to also include president of the Belgian, North African, and Middle Eastern zones. Then, in March 2013, Japanese advertising giant Dentsu acquired its British counterpart, Aegis Group plc. and Aegis Media France was renamed Dentsu Aegis Network France.