Gilles Pélisson

Founding President-Director of the Foundation and Sponsor of Institut Paul Bocuse's Class of 1998

Gilles Pélisson

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Gilles Pélisson, Gérard Pélisson's nephew, was born in Lyon and remains deeply rooted to his region.

He has developed strong ties with the education world. He served as Chairman of ESSEC's Supervisory Board from 2007 to 2011, and as president of the ESSEC Foundation from 2011 to 2015. He was also a lecturer at INSEAD and the London Business School.

His involvement with Institut Paul Bocuse dates back to 1998, when he was the sponsor of the graduating class, as CEO of Disneyland Paris. Since 1993, he has served as member of the Board of directors of the Institut.

Gilles Pélisson has a proven international career in the hotel, restaurant and services sectors. He was successively CEO of Euro Disney, Bouygues Telecom and Accor and, as of February 2016, he is now CEO of the TF1 Group.

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  • A naming campaign devoted to alumni
    The Institut Paul Bocuse alumni association, with the assistance of the Fondation G&G Pélisson, is launching a sponsorship campaign called “My Seat at the Institut Paul Bocuse” devoted ...


FONDATION G&G PELISSON pour l'Institut Paul Bocuse
Château du Vivier
69130 Ecully - France
Tél. +33 (0)4 72 18 02 20
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