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Portrait de Xavier Niel
Birthday : 08/25/1967
Place of birth : Maisons-Alfort (94) - France
Public asset : 6,218,612,336 USD
Country of residence : France
Linked companies : KKR & Co. L.P. - Iliad SA - Mediawan SA

Summary 
Mr. Xavier Niel is Founder & President at Kima Ventures SAS, Deputy Chairman & Senior Vice President at Iliad SA, Chairman at Atelier 37 SAS, Legal Manager at Elysées Capital SCI, Chairman at NJJ Holding SAS, Chairman at NJJ Immobilier SAS, Chairman at NJJ Market SAS, Legal Manager at Sons, Chairman at NJJ Invest Tel SAS, a Member at Conseil National du Numérique, a Principal at Arts Live Entertainment SAS, Chairman at NJJ Capital SAS, and Chairman at SDECN SAS.

He is on the Board of Directors at ATEME SA, Iliad SA, Le Monde SA, Société Éditrice du Monde SA, Step-In SAS and KKR Management LLC.

Mr. Niel was previously employed as Founder by My Love Affair Ltd., Founder by Free SAS, Founder by WorldNet, and Founder by 3617 ANNU.


Current positions of Xavier Niel 
NameTitle Since
KKR & Co. L.P.
(Investment Management & Fund Operators)
Director 2018
Iliad SA
(Integrated Telecommunications Services)
Deputy Chairman & Chief Strategy Officer 1987
Mediawan SA
(Entertainment Production)
Member-Supervisory Board 2015
NJJ Capital SAS Chairman 2010
Atelier 37 SAS Chairman -
NJJ Holding SAS Chairman -
NJJ Immobilier SAS Chairman -
NJJ Market SAS Chairman -
NJJ Invest Tel SAS Chairman -
SDECN SAS Chairman -
NJJ Capital Monaco Acquisition SASU Chairman -
Njj Indian Ocean SAS Chairman -
Njj Invest Alpha SAS Chairman -
Njj Invest Gamma SAS Chairman -
Njj Invest Beta SAS Chairman -
Njj Europe Acquisition SAS Chairman -
Njj Animation SAS Chairman -
Proper SAS Chairman -
It Solutions Factory SAS Chairman -
Sehf SAS Chairman -
Njj Presse SAS Chairman -
Blackpills SAS Chairman -
Sons Holdco Chairman -
Njj Entertainment SAS Chairman -
Njj Suisse Acquisition SAS Chairman -
Njj Innovation SAS Chairman -
Matterhorn Gph SAS Chairman -
KKR Management LLC Independent Director 2018
Salt Mobile AG Director -
Le Nouvel Observateur du Monde SA Member-Supervisory Board -
Monaco Telecom SAM Director -
Société Éditrice du Monde SA Member-Supervisory Board -
Step-In SAS Director -
Kima Ventures SAS Founder & President 2010
Elysées Capital SCI Legal Manager -
Conseil National du Numérique Member -
Sons Legal Manager -
1 Bis Place Des Vosges SAS Legal Manager -


Holdings of Xavier Niel 
NameEquities%Valuation
Iliad (ILD)
Integrated Telecommunications Services
30,795,68052.2%6,174,558,477 USD
Mediawan (MDW)
Entertainment Production
2,093,6057.36%31,871,619 USD
Ateme (ATEME)
Communications & Networking
586,2195.70%12,182,240 USD


Xavier Niel : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Olivier Rosenfeld Iliad SA
Monaco Telecom SAM
NJJ Capital SAS
Salt Mobile AG
Matthieu Pigasse Mediawan SA
Le Nouvel Observateur du Monde SA
Société Éditrice du Monde SA
John Hess KKR & Co. L.P.
KKR Management LLC
Johannes Peter Huth KKR & Co. L.P.
KKR Management LLC
Scott Charles Nuttall KKR & Co. L.P.
KKR Management LLC
Robert W. Scully KKR & Co. L.P.
KKR Management LLC
Thomas M. Schoewe KKR & Co. L.P.
KKR Management LLC
Patricia Fiorello Russo KKR & Co. L.P.
KKR Management LLC
George Roberts KKR & Co. L.P.
KKR Management LLC
Henry Kravis KKR & Co. L.P.
KKR Management LLC


Biography of Xavier Niel 
Xavier Niel (born 25 August 1967) is a French entrepreneur and businessman, active in the telecommunications and technology industry and best known as founder and majority shareholder of the French Internet service provider and Mobile operator Iliad trading under the Free brand (France’s second-largest ISP, and third mobile operator). He is also co-owner of the newspaper Le Monde, and co-owner of the rights of the song "My Way" and owner of Monaco Telecom.> He currently acts as Deputy Chairman of


Source @ Wikipedia

Anecdotes
Xavier Niel finances (ten million euros) Free Foundation which allows for buildings already connected to fiber, to offer free Internet access, tv channels (TNT) and a phone service that allows them to make and receive emergency calls.


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Xavier Niel : Connections 
Le Monde SA
London School of Economics & Political Science
Matterhorn Telecom Holding SA


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