Guillaume Cerutti

Christie’s (London), The Artists’ Foundation (Paris)
Chief Executive Officer

Guillaume Cerutti held the position of CEO of the Georges Pompidou Centre between 1996 and 2001, a period marked by the renovation of the Musée National d’Art Moderne. Between 2002 and 2004, he was the chief of staff of the Minister of Culture and played a decisive role in the preparation of the laws that reformed corporate sponsorship. In 2004 he was appointed head of the executive office for Consumerism and Competition in the Ministry of Economy and Finance. He has been président-directeur of Sotheby’s France from 2007 to 2015. Guillaume Cerutti joined Christies’ London in 2016, first as president Europe, Middle East, Russia and India and then, since 2017, as CEO. Guillaume Cerutti is also chairman of the board of directors of the Artists’ Foudation (la Fondation des Artistes), a French foundation dedicated to supporting and promoting artists.


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Bruno Lasserre, Francis Amand, Frank D. Reh, Guillaume Cerutti, Hans-Jürgen Ruppelt, Joachim Bornkamm, Louis Vogel, Philippe Nasse, Ulf Böge SMEs and prohibited practices under the dominance threshold (2nd German-French Competition Day, Bonn, 22 September 2006)


Introduction: In the opening speech at the second French German day of competition, Dr. Ulf Böge, president of the Bundeskartellamt (or German competition authority) insisted on the state of exchanges and on the cooperation between the two French competition authorities. Mr. Bruno Lasserre, (...)

Guillaume Cerutti French merger regime: Assesment (2001-2006) and perspectives


The French merger control regulation, as modified by the New Economic Regulation Act, is now five years old. The procedure of merger control is getting into its stride. The publication of Merger Guidelines by the Directorate for Competition Policy, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control («DGCCRF») (...)

Antoine Gosset-Grainville, Denis Samuel Lajeunesse, François Souty, Frédéric Jenny, Guillaume Cerutti, Hubert Legal, Jacques Barrot, Jacques Derenne, Jacques-Philippe Gunther, Jean-Patrice de La Laurencie, Jean-Yves Chérot, Laurence Idot, Marc van Hoof, Marie-Dominique Hagelsteen, Nicola Pesaresi, Valérie Rabassa, Xavier de Roux Conference: The EC State Aid Reform (Paris, 8 December 2005)


The proceedings of this colloquium are organised in two parts. In the first stage, the two main axes of the reform are studied: In substantive terms, the aim of the Community reform is to introduce a more economic analysis of aid in this area too. Following the presentation made by Ms Rabassa (...)

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