Serge de Ganay Appointed to Sotheby's Advisory Board
Date: 27 Sep 2007 | | Views: 32043
PARIS, FRANCE - Bill Ruprecht, President and CEO of Sotheby’s, today announced the appointment of Serge de Ganay to Sotheby’s International Advisory Board. M. de Ganay is currently the Chairman of Quilvest Banque Privée, a leading Private Bank in Paris.
“This is a very exciting time for Sotheby’s in France” said Mr. Ruprecht. “We have just appointed Guillaume Cerutti as our new Président-directeur général to lead our French operations which are headquartered in Paris, now a key selling and sourcing center for Sotheby’s. As a businessman with a great deal of international experience that includes the U.S. and Latin America and as a collector, Serge de Ganay brings very valuable insights that will contribute both to our strategy for France and to the overall global strategy for our Company. Guillaume Cerutti and I very much look forward to working with him as we further implement our plans for France.”
Serge de Ganay commented:” I am very honored to join the Sotheby’s Advisory Board. The art market is exciting, the Company and its people outstanding. I very much look forward to working with the Sotheby’s team.
Currently the Chairman of Quilvest Banque Privée, Serge de Ganay is also a Board Member of Quilvest, company listed on the Luxembourg stock exchange. Previously he founded a strategy consulting firm of which he was the chairman and CEO for 20 years, with 100 senior consultants serving international companies. M. de Ganay holds an MBA from Boston University and for ten years supervised a graduate program in corporate strategy at the Sorbonne.
Headed by Ambassador Walter J. P. Curley, the members of Sotheby’s Advisory Board provide counsel to Sotheby’s management on a broad variety of strategic matters, including business and market opportunities, as well as Sotheby’s international operations.