04/02/2011 03:20AM Australia/Sydney
PARIS (BUSINESS WIRE)
Born in 1974, he is a graduate of the Institut dEtudes Politiques de
Paris (1996) and ENA (2001-2003).
Fabrice Bakhouche began his career in 1998 at the French Ministry of
Foreign Affairs, where he monitored bilateral relations between France
and a number of Latin American countries (Mercosur, Chile and Bolivia).
He joined the Cour des Comptes in 2003, where he audited a number of
public sector companies in the audiovisual sector; he also took part in
missions to evaluate the United Nations humanitarian action in the wake
of the tsunami in Southern Asia. In 2007 he joined the Agence des
participations de lEtat (the French government shareholding agency),
initially focusing on the railway sector, and later on the services
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