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After graduating from the Ecole nationale d’administration (French National School of Administration), Catherine Guillouard first worked for the Direction générale du Trésor at the French ministry of Economy.

In 1997 she joined Air France where she held various positions such as: Executive Manager of Flight Operations, Delegate-General in charge of Human Resources and Change Management then Group Chief Financial Officer.

In 2007, she became the Chief Financial Officer of Eutelsat, also sitting the company’s executive committee. She next moved to Rexel Group, where she was in charge of Finance, Control and Legal Affairs before being appointed Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, sitting both the Executive Board and the Executive Committee.

Catherine Guillouard is a member of the Airbus and Systra boards.

In August 2017, Catherine Guillouard was appointed Chairwoman and CEO of RATP Group, a position she still holds following the renewal of her mandate in July 2019.