Born in 1948, Christian Chautard began his career supervising operations for two leading groups in the metallurgy industry.
He then headed a commodities trading company with offices in New York, London and Paris.
In 1982 he began a career as a strategy, organisation and governance consultant in an international organisation advising executive officers of international groups. He has worked in Europe and in the United States, notably with Mercer, now Oliver Wyman.
He is also fully familiar with Germany and its business practices.
He was appointed Chairman of the Korian Supervisory board on 5 December 2011, and since then has successively held various management and director offices.
He studied at the École polytechnique and holds an MBA from INSEAD.