- Lazard France
Jean-Louis Girodolle, CEO of Lazard Investment Banking in France, joined Lazard in 2007 as a Managing Director. He primarily has advised large French and international companies on M&A and other strategic financial transactions. Previously, Mr. Girodolle served as a Director at the French Government Shareholding Agency of the Ministry of Finance, between 2003 and 2006. Between 1998 and 2003, he held various positions in the Ministry of Finance, including Advisor to the Minister of Finance between 2000 and 2002. Mr. Girodolle began his career in 1994 in the Ministry of Finance Audit Department (Inspection Générale des Finances).