(born in 1951) is Founder and Chairman of Weinberg Capital Partners, an investment firm.
Weinberg started his career as a civil servant in the French administration (1976–81), before becoming « Chef de cabinet » (private principal secretary) to the Budget Minister (Laurent Fabius, 1981–82). Then, he held several management positions at FR3 and Havas.
In 1990, after three years as General Manager with investment bank Pallas Groupe, he joined the Pinault Group as CEO of . Next, he was appointed CEO of Rexel (1991–95). From 1995 to 2005, he served as Chairman of the Management Board of PPR, the largest non-food retailer in Europe and the third largest multi-brand luxury goods company in the world.
Weinberg is also Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Accor Group, and a Director of Schneider Electric, Fnac, Artémis and Gucci. He is a member of various governmental advisory boards.
Serge Weinberg was trained as a Civil Servant after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Paris and from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. He studied at the École nationale d'administration, the French School for Civil Service.
He once may have been a member of the Trilateral Commission.
In 2010, he is not currently a member of the Trilateral Commission.
Currently, he has a high profile position as interim CEO and Chairman of the Appointments and Governance Committee and of the Strategy Committee of Sanofi, a large Paris based pharmaceutical firm known for its prescription products such as Lantus insulin.
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