Guillaume Sarkozy

Entrepreneur, Person

1951 –

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Who is Guillaume Sarkozy?

Guillaume Georges Didier Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa, simply known as Guillaume Sarkozy, is a French textile entrepreneur and vice-president of the MEDEF, the French union of employers. Guillaume Sarkozy is the older brother of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy. He has a half-brother, Olivier Sarkozy.

He was enrolled in the private Catholic middle and high school Cours Saint-Louis de Monceau, and then in the public Lycée Janson-de-Sailly, both located in Paris. He holds an engineering degree from the École spéciale des travaux publics of Paris.

Guillaume Sarkozy started his career working on assignments at the Directorate of Public Safety inside the Ministry of Interior. He then joined IBM France where he was a sales engineer.

In 1979, he became COO of Tissage de Picardie and has been its president and CEO since 1981. He also became CEO of Tissage Rinet and Velveterie, which he merged with Tissage de Picardie. He is now the owner of the company, having bought it from the family of his first wife. Tissage de Picardie is one of the world leaders in upholstery fabrics. Located in the Somme département, it employs around 120 people, and exports about 65% of its production.

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Born
Jun 18, 1951
Paris
Also known as
  • Guillaume Georges Didier Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa
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Nationality
  • Hungary
  • France
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Lived in
  • Paris

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on July 23, 2013

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