Dominique Senequier is President of Ardian since 1996. She was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.
Dominique Senequier joined the AXA group in 1996 when she founded AXA Private Equity, which became Ardian in 2013. Today, the company manages and advises US$50 billion of assets, with a team of more than 340 employees based in 10 offices across the world. Dominique began her career as an insurance commissioner at the French Ministry of Economy before joining GAN Group, where she was in charge of private equity investments. Dominique later became “Directeur Général de GAN Participations”. She was awarded the prestigious Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French state in 2012. She is currently a non-executive member of the board of Compagnie Industriali Riunite, the Italian conglomerate. Dominique is also vice-president of the supervisory board of Hermes.
Dominique Gaillard is head of the Direct Fund activities since 1997.
Dominique Gaillard joined the company in 1997. He leads Expansion, Mid Cap Buyout, Co-Investment and Infrastructure investment activity, as well as the development of direct fund activities in Eastern Europe and Asia. Previously he spent seven years with Charterhouse France, beginning as a Project Manager before progressing to become a Director and member of the Executive Board. He began his career at aluminium conglomerate Péchiney.
Vincent Gombault is head of Funds of Funds and Private Debt activities since 1998
Before joining Ardian in 1998, where he now develops and leads the Fund of Funds business, Vincent Gombault worked in AXA Group’s Industrial Holdings department from 1991 to 1998, after a spell as Investment Manager in the M&A department of Société Générale. He began his career at the French Trade Commission in Detroit, USA.
Benoît Verbrugghe is head of the New York Office since 2010.
Benoît Verbrugghe joined Ardian’s Fund of Funds as an intern team in 1999. He spent the next 11 years in Paris before becoming Head of Ardian’s New York office in July 2010. Benoît Verbrugghe began his career in 1998 working in M&A at a consulting firm. He has been a Board member of the Ardian Foundation since 2010 and President of the Ardian Foundation USA since 2012.