Patrick Kron


Patrick Kron, 63, was appointed Chairman of Truffle Capital in October 2016. From March 2003 to January 2016 he was Chairman and CEO of Alstom.

Graduate of the École Polytechnique and engineer from the Corps des Mines, Patrick Kron began his career at the French Ministry of Industry in 1979 before joining the Pechiney Group in 1984, where he went on to hold operational,financial and leadership positions for nearly 15 years. He then became CEO of IMERYS, a world leader in the minerals industry, from 1998 to 2003, before joining the Alstom Group. Mr. Kron is a member of the Boards of Directors of Bouygues and Sanofi, as well as of the Supervisory Board of Segula. He is also a Board Member in various artistic and philanthropic organizations.

Educational qualifications: Patrick Kron graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and is a Corps des Mines Engineer.

Patrick Kron is a Knight of the Legion of Honor and an Officer of the National Order of Merit.