Jean-Paul Forceville

Director, Regulation and Institutional and European Affairs, La Poste and Chairman of the PostEurop Management Board,

Jean-Paul Forceville, 58, graduated from Paris Business School in 1979 and then from the Ivy League College for Post Office and Telecommunications Services in 1986.

He entered the corporate structure of La Poste in 1979 and was in charge with various functions in the field of communications, he also joined the Financial Division later on. From 1990 to 1992 he was Adviser for Finance and Planning in the Ministry for Posts, Telecommunications and Space and resumed with this office in the Ministry for Public Service, State Reform and Decentralization from 1997 to 1998.

In 1992, he was appointed Director General of Sofipost, the holding company of La Poste subsidiaries. In 1995, he joined the Strategic Division as Deputy Director. In 1998, he became Chief of Staff to the Chairman and to the Chief Executive Officer of Le Groupe La Poste.

In 2001, Jean-Paul Forceville became Director for External Relations and in parallel to this function, Director for European and International Affairs in 2004.

In May 2014, he was appointed Director, Regulatory Affairs and External Relations, Le Groupe La Poste. He is La Banque Postale Supervisory Board member and board member of Asendia, SOFREPOST and Mediapost Vietnam.

Since 1 January 2011, he chairs the Management Board of PostEurop, the association which represents the interests of 52 European postal operators in charge of the universal service.

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