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Françoise GRI

Born in 1957

  • Director
  • Chairwoman of the Risks Committee and of the US Risks Committee
  • Member of the Audit Committee - Member of the Compensation Committee - Member of the Strategy and CSR Committee

First appointedMay 2012

Term of appointment2020

Number of Crédit Agricole S.A. shares held at 31/12/20192,076

Brief biography

Françoise Gri is a graduate of École nationale supérieure d’informatique et de mathématiques appliqués in Grenoble. She began her career in the IBM Group and was appointed Chairwoman and CEO of IBM France in 2001. 2007 saw her move to Manpower as Chairwoman and CEO of its French subsidiary, before going on to become ManpowerGroup Executive Vice President for Southern Europe (2011). An accomplished senior manager with extensive international experience, she then took up the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Pierre & Vacances-Center Parcs Group (2012-2014). An Independent Director, she is a specialist in IT and Corporate Social Responsibility. Françoise Gri has published two books: Women Power, Femme et Patron in 2012; Plaidoyer pour un emploi responsable in 2010.

Last update: May 2020

In Crédit Agricole Group companies


Independent Director, member of the Risks Committee Crédit Agricole CIB

In other listed companies


Independent DirectorEdenred S.A.

Director and Audit Committee memberWNS Services

In other non-listed companies


ManagerF. Gri Conseil

In other offices


Chairwoman of the Supervisory BoardINSEEC-U (Business school)

In other listed companies


ChairwomanViadeo (2016)

In other offices


Deputy Chairwoman Institute of Business (Institut de l’entreprise) (2015)

MemberCorporate Governance High Committee; MEDEF Ethics Committee (2016); French Tourism Institute (Institut français du tourisme) (2015)

Independant Director21 Centrale Partners (2019)

DirectorAudencia Business School (2019)