Groupe Chevrillon

Team and governance

Our Team

Proven skills in finance, industry and technology

Cyrille Chevrillon



Graduated from HEC and CBMP in New York. After a career in banking (JP Morgan Investment Banking in New York and Paris, as well as Salomon Brothers SA in London before moving to Paris as General Manager of the French subsidiary) and in film (Chief Financial Officer of Gaumont and Manager of Gaumont Productions), he founded Groupe Chevrillon in 1992. Simultaneously, he served from 2002 to 2010 as the General Manager and Deputy Chairman of the British financial group Candover.

Caroline Jurien de la Gravière

Partner and CFO


Accountant and auditor, she graduated from ISG and joined Groupe Chevrillon after spending several years at KPMG.

François de Guitaut

Partner and Head of investment


HEC graduate, he joined Groupe Chevrillon in 2003 after starting his professional career at the Boston Consulting Group and at Procter & Gamble. He is also the CEO and principal shareholder of a car retail company reaching an annual revenue of EUR 500 millions.

Elie Vannier

Partner in charge of the European office


Holding a master's degree in law and in political science, he started his career as chief editor at RTL and then as news director at Antenne 2. In the late 1980’s, he became director of the diversification at Strafor-Facom and then, general manager of the french division of the investment bank Morgan Grenfell & Co. In 1997, he joined the GrandVision group and became the general manager. He also holds various positions on boards of several companies including Promod, Delsey, Famar, Flamel Technologies and Ingenico. He is also visiting professor at Pekin University. In 2015, he joined Groupe Chevrillon as Partner in charge of the European office.

Cyril Zivré

Advisor to the CEO


Graduated from ESC Rouen and accountant, he joined Groupe Chevrillon-Candover in 1998 after 10 years working for PwC and General Health (Générale de la Santé). He advises the President of Groupe Chevrillon on the sourcing and the value creation of our investments portfolio.

Amélie Dumont

Financial Controller


Accountant and auditor, graduated from ESSCA, she joined Groupe Chevrillon in 2009 after four years at PwC.

Charles Best

Investment Director


After studying at the Ecole Centrale Paris, Ecole Centrale Lille and Paris-Dauphine University, Charles worked for three years at McKinsey & Company in Paris. He joined Groupe Chevrillon in September 2014.

Valentin CASSAN

Investment Manager


Engineer, ESCP Europe and ei.cesi graduate, Valentin started his career in the industry at Saint-Gobain before working in M&A at Clearwater International. Alongside this, he is an active reservist in the French Interior Armed Forces since 2011 and took part of the IHEDN training. Valentin is French and Luxembourger, and speaks French, English and Spanish. He joined Groupe Chevrillon in 2017.

Laure Chevrillon

Investment Manager


After graduating from the ESSCA in 2012, she worked for three years at Roland Berger Strategy Consulting in Paris. She joined Groupe Chevrillon in January 2015.

Cécile Boué

Financial Controller


After graduating from the ESSCA in 2012, she joined Groupe Chevrillon in 2015 after three years at KPMG.

Paul Chevrillon

Head of Real estate


After graduating from the ESSCA in 2008, he worked for four years in the transport branch of the group Veolia Environnement, assisting the latter in the creation of a subsidiary. He then contributed to the commercial deployment of the American brand SuperShuttle in Paris. He joined Groupe Chevrillon in March 2013.

Alexis rebiffé

Head of Real estate


After graduating from the ESSCA in 2008, he joined as a consultant the global design agency Saguez & Partners. In 2010, he founded the outdoor furniture brand Mama Silla. He joined Groupe Chevrillon in March 2013.


The philosophy of the Groupe Chevrillon regarding the corporate governance of the companies it controls can be summarized as follows:

  • A friendly approach to the managements of companies in which the group invests
  • In the context of a contract of confidence with the management, the role of the Groupe Chevrillon is to support the strategy implemented by the leadership and provide financial and strategic support during structuring operations
  • The Groupe Chevrillon most often chooses the Chairman of the Supervisory Board or the Non-executive Chairman from among its partners, and is represented on the board of directors in companies in which it holds a significant stake

Supervisory board

Nicolas Trebouta

CEO of the supervisory board, Doctor of Medecine

Olivier Missoffe

Managing Director of Groupe Novétude Santé

Dorothée Pineau

State advisor

Arnaud de Boysson

Council of managers

Caroline Jurien de la Gravière

Partner and CFO Groupe Chevrillon

Renaud Girard

Senior correspondent for the Figaro

François de Guitaut

Partner and Head of investment

Paul Chevrillon

Co-founder of Deskopolitan

Former chairmans
of the supervisory board

Alain Besançon ✝

Writer and philospher, member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques

Olivier Chevrillon ✝

State council, founder of the weekly magazine Le Point and former Director of French Museums

Régis Dufour ✝

Vice-chairman of Sanofi-Synthélabo