Graduated of the HEC School of management, Jean d’Arthuys built up his career in the media and digital industries, mainly within the M6 Group, and later in the investment sector.
Jean was in charge of business development and strategy between 1996 and 1999 at Groupe M6, where he was appointed as an Executive Board Member in 1999. He served as Executive Director of business development and Head of digital TV operations of the Group before serving as CEO of Paris Première and W9 TV channels. A valued expert in the media and digital sectors, he served as Director of TPS, Sportfive and Newsweb.
An experienced manager, he headed the Girondins de Bordeaux football club. Between 2007 and 2010, he was a partner at PAI Partners private equity firm, focusing on the media, Internet and telecom sectors.
In 2010, he joined the Executive Committee of the Fonds Stratégique d’Investissement (renamed Bpifrance Participations, in the context of the formation of the group Bpifrance further to a series of contributions leading to an equal shareholding of Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations and the French State in BPI-Groupe, which is itself the sole shareholder of Bpifrance Participations) in charge of investment.