Gerard Pluvinet

Founding Managing Partner

21 Partners

Joined: 1998

Office Phone:

+33 (0)1 56 88 33 00

  Pro - Try 1 Week Free

    and access,

  •     37K PE/M&A Contacts
  •     +
  •     3.8K PE Firms
  •     3.0K M&A Advisors
  •     135K Transactions
  •     144K Companies

  •     Market Services
  •     Build Lists
  •     Research Sectors
  •     Uncover Opportunities


Gérard Pluvinet founded 21 Centrale Partners, together with Alessandro Benetton in 1998. Prior to this, Gérard was the Managing Director and Chairman of Société Centrale pour l’Industrie which he joined in 1970. During his time at Société Centrale pour l’Industrie, Gérard Pluvinet undertook a number of operational roles in affiliated companies. In particular, he acted as CFO of L’Electronique Appliquée à la Mécanique (1972-73), CEO of Delachaux Niestlé Spes (1975-80), CEO of Centre d’Etudes et de Recherche des Minéraux Industriels (1979-86) and CEO of Méribel Alpina (1982-94). Gérard Pluvinet holds a Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures in Law and Economics and is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris.


Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris
1 of 23