Bernard SINOU

Former student of the French École polytechnique, Bernard Sinou began his career in the regional research department of the French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Research, before joining the Caisse d’Epargne Provence-Alpes-Corse, where he became deputy Managing Director. In 2001, he joined the SNCF where he was successively Chief of Staff to the Chairman and Director of Public Transport, member of the SNCF Executive Committee before being appointed head of EFFIA, a subsidiary of the SNCF specialising in services.
In 2009, back in the Rhône-Alpes region, he became Chief Executive Officer of the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry until his appointment in 2012 as Director of Public Affairs for Institut Mérieux and Chief Executive Officer of the Fondation pour l’Université de Lyon, a responsibility he will hold until the end of 2015.
He has been Chief Executive Officer of Institut Mérieux since October 2016.

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