Fleur Pellerin

Fleur Pellerin (birth name Kim Jong -suk, born August 29, 1973 in Seoul ) is a French politician of the Parti Socialiste (PS ), and since May 2012 Minister with responsibility for small and medium-sized enterprises, innovation and the digital economy in the Ministry of industrial reconstruction in the Cabinet Prime Minister Jean -Marc Ayrault.


After attending the Lycée franco- allemand de Buc studied Fleur Pellerin, who was adopted as an infant at the age of six months by French nationals, at the Institut d' études politiques de Paris (IEP de Paris ) and at the École supérieure des sciences et économiques commerciales ( ESSEC ) and graduated with both a diploma. In addition, she completed training at the École nationale d'administration (ENA ) and finished it in 2000 as a participant in the directory named after the Spanish- Arab philosopher and physician Averroes vintage (PhD Averroès ).

After completing her training, she was between 2001 and 2005 Rapporteur at the Permanent Control Commission of the Société de gestion des droits d' auteur ( SPRD ), the French collecting society for copyright and neighboring rights holders. Following followed foreign missions for the United Nations in Iraq, New York City and Geneva, before 2006-2008 Vice - director of Tilder, a consulting and communications strategy company. In addition, she worked as a lecturer at the ENA since 2006 as Maître de conférences.

Upon completion of this activity, it was 2009 auditor and consultant at the Court of Auditors ( Cour des comptes ). In addition to her professional activities, Fleur Pellerin involved in numerous organizations and institutions and was also a member of the Committee on versatility of France Télévisions, Member of the Board of Directors of the television station of the French Senate Public Senate, member of the Sanction Commission of the supervisory authority for online betting games ( Autorité de régulation des jeux en ligne, ARJEL ), administrator of the Fondation de Royaumont and Unis - Cité. In addition, she was president of the club XXIe siècle.

After the election of François Hollande, in his campaign team, she was responsible for companies and the digital economy, the President and the appointment of Jean -Marc Ayrault as Prime Minister, she was from this May 17, 2012 Minister with responsibility for small and medium-sized enterprises, innovation and digital Economy appointed to his cabinet and as such the Minister of Industry, Arnaud Montebourg assumed. It belonged thus to the 34 - member government Hollande, who is half women.