- Ardian is led by founder and president Dominique Senequier
- The appointments of the executive President and the executive vice-Presidents will be effective after the next shareholders’ general meeting
- Nicolò Saidelli is appointed as advisor to Senequier on strategy and acquisitions
Ardian has made several executive appointments, and established a general management team. The feneral management team comprises Mark Benedetti appointed as executive president, Mathias Burghardt appointed as executive vice-president, Vladimir Colas appointed as executive vice-president and Jan Philipp Schmitz appointed as executive vice-president.
In addition, Nicolò Saidelli is appointed as advisor to Dominique Senequier, Ardian’s CEO and founder, on strategy and acquisitions.
The appointments of the executive President and the executive vice-Presidents will be effective after the next shareholders’ general meeting.
“This strengthening of Ardian’s governance and management marks an important step in our history,” said Dominique Senequier, CEO and founder of Ardian. “The general management team is made up of market-recognized executives who have directly contributed to building our culture and our success. This will enable us to continue to support our clients in a world where it is more important than ever to be agile, attentive and innovative.”
Ardian celebrates its 10th anniversary in September as an independent company, having been founded by Senequier in 1996.
Paris-based Ardian is a private investment house, managing or advising $156 billion of assets on behalf of more than 1,470 clients globally.