François Jean Henri Pinault is a French businessperson who founded Pinault SARL and who has been the head of 8 different companies. Currently, he is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Kering SA, Chairman at Yves Saint Laurent SAS (a subsidiary of Kering SA), Chairman of The Kering Foundation and Chairman at Artémis SA. Mr. Pinault is also Member-Management Board at Société Civile du Vignoble de Chateau Latour and Managing Partner at Financière Pinault SCA and on the board of 13 other companies.
In the past Mr. Pinault held the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Société Nouvelle du Theatre Marigny, Chairman-Supervisory Board of Boucheron Holding SA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Redcats International Holding SAS, Chairman-Supervisory Board for Gucci Group NV, Director at FNAC SA and Director at Pinault SARL.
He received an undergraduate degree from École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Paris.