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 a period of three years by the Shareholders Meeting held on 18th of March, 2014.