Virginie Morgon is the CEO of Eurazeo, a position she has held since March 2018. She has been a member of the Executive Board since she joined the firm in 2008. She sits on the firm’s various investment committees.
Under Ms. Morgon’s leadership, Eurazeo has grown to become a leading multi-strategy and global investment firm, with 10 offices worldwide, including Paris, New York, Shanghai, London, Seoul, and Sao Paolo. Today, Eurazeo manages over €18 billion in diversified assets, including €11 billion on behalf of third-party investors. Eurazeo’s mission is to provide transformative investment solutions for companies across all market segments and sizes, from early-stage start-ups to multinational large-cap enterprises. It's solid institutional and family shareholder base and robust financial structure enable Eurazeo to form value-additive and long-term partnerships with the companies it supports.
Prior to joining Eurazeo in 2008, Ms. Morgon spent more than 16 years as an investment banker at Lazard, where she advised international groups such as Air Liquide, Danone, Kingfisher, Publicis and Renault. She was appointed the firm’s youngest senior managing partner in 2001, based out of Paris. Ms. Morgon is a prominent and vocal advocate for diversity and global equality and has been regularly ranked on Fortune's list of “Most Powerful Women International”. She is a founding member of the Women’s Forum for Economy & Society, and serves as Co-Chair of the Paris Committee for Human Rights Watch. In recognition of her successful career and contribution to the economy, Ms. Morgon was made Knight of the Legion of Honor and Knight of the National Order of Merit, the two highest French civilian distinctions.
Ms. Morgon holds a degree from l’Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and a Masters’ degree in Economics and Management from the University of Bocconi in Milan, Italy. She is fluent in French, English and Italian and has worked in New York, Paris and London. Virginie Morgon is the proud mother of four children. Ms. Morgon currently serves as an Independent Board Member for L’Oréal and Moncler. Her previous board appointments have included those for Accor Hotels and Vivendi.
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