Jean Guillaume Despature is a French businessperson who has been at the helm of 9 different companies. Presently, Mr. Despature is Chairman-Supervisory Board of Damartex SA, Chairman at Somfy Foundation, Chairman for FDS Financière Développement Suisse SA, Chairman for Yainville, Chairman for Petites Pierres, Chairman-Management Board at BFT SpA and Chairman-Management Board at Somfy SA, Chairman of Myfox SAS (a subsidiary of Somfy SA).
He is also Manager at Variosys SA and Manager of Fidep SRL and on the board of 5 other companies.
In the past Mr. Despature was Chairman-Management Board & Group CEO at Somfy Activites SA.
Jean Guillaume Despature received an undergraduate degree from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, an MBA from École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Paris and an undergraduate degree from INSEAD Asia Campus.