Thierry Breton Quotes

Being a cabinet minister is not like running a company. A country is not a company.

Many people think that running a corporation is good training and demonstrates the ability to run the country. However, business leaders who have come into government, almost all like Breton, think the two are very different.

Thierry Breton, French Finance Minister, Interview PBS The Charlie Rose Show, April 18, 2005

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Thierry Breton
Thierry Breton
  • Born: January 15, 1955
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  • Profession: Businessman

Thierry Breton is a French businessman, a former Professor at Harvard Business School, and a former Finance minister of France. He has been Vice Chairman and CEO of Groupe Bull, Chairman and CEO of Thomson-RCA (1997–2002), Chairman and CEO of France Télécom (2002–2005).

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