NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 22, 2016) - Institutional Investor has announced the winners of the 2016 All-Europe Executive Team, II's annual ranking of the region's corporate leaders. II asked portfolio managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side research professionals to name the best CEOs, CFOs and investor relations professionals at the European companies they cover. Listed below are the CEOs and CFOs who lead companies headquartered in France, who rank First, Second or Third in their sector, from the combined buy-side and sell-side perspective.

Top-ranked CEOs in France include:

• Carlos Tavares   Peugeot   Auto & Auto Parts
• Jean-Paul Agon   L'Oréal   Household & Personal Care Products
• Sébastien Bazin   Accor   Leisure & Hotels
• Bernard Arnault   LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton   Luxury Goods
• Georges Plassat   Carrefour   Retailing/Food
• Patrick Pouyanné   Total   Oil & Gas Exploration and Production
• Thierry Pilenko   Technip   Oil Services
• Antoine Frérot   Veolia Environment   Utilities
• Philippe Petitcolin   Safran   Aerospace & Defense
• Paul Hermlin   Cap Gemini   Technology/Software

Top-ranked CFOs in France include:

• Aiman Ezzat   Cap Gemini   Technology/Software
• Pierre-Jean Sivignon   Carrefour   Retailing/Food
• Thibault de Tersant   Dassault Systèmes   Technology/Software
• Christian Mulliez   L'Oréal   Household & Personal Care Products
• Jean-Jacques Guiony   LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton   Luxury Goods
• Julian Waldron   Technip   Oil Services
• Pascal Bouchiat   Thales   Aerospace & Defense
• Jaap Tonckens   Unibail-Rodamco   Property
• Philippe Capron   Veolia Environnement   Utilities

The 2016 All-Europe Executive Team reflects the opinions of nearly 755 buy-side analysts and money managers at 422 firms that collectively manage an estimated $4.1 trillion in European equities, and from 909 sell-side analysts at 150 institutions.

For more information on the 2016 All-Europe Executive Team, visit or see the April 2016 issue of Institutional Investor magazine.

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