Mr. Poletti joined Ardian in 1999 and is currently the Managing Director of Ardian France in charge of the European Mid Cap Buyout for France, Germany, UK, Spain and Italy. He has worked as the leading Managing Director on a number of projects, including Icare, Spotless, Photonis, Vulcanic, Titanite, Larivière, Cornhill France, Novacap, SIACI Saint Honoré and Anios. Prior to joining Ardian, he was the Head of Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestments at DMC, a textile group, between 1997 and 1999. Prior to his role at DMC, he was with the Desnoyers Group (a copper tube manufacturer) in a number of roles and was a consultant at Solving International in Paris and Milan. He is also member of the board of Ardian France.
Mr. Poletti was appointed as Propriety Director (affiliated with the Ardian funds) for the first time by the Shareholders Meeting held on 8th April 2014, and subsequently re-appointed for a period of three years by the Board and the RemCo during the meetings held on 14th of March 2017. His appointment will be ratified by the shareholders of the Company in the Shareholders’ General Meeting due to be held in July 2017.