A graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris and École Nationale d’Administration, Mr. Xavier Musca began his career at the General Finance Inspectorate in 1985. In 1989, he joined the Treasury Directorate, where he became head of the European Affairs Bureau in 1990. In 1993, he was called to the Prime Minister’s staff, then returned to the Treasury Directorate in 1995. Between 2002 and 2004, he was Principal Private Secretary to Francis Mer, Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, then appointed Treasury Director in 2004. He was subsequently appointed Chief Executive Officer of Treasury and Economic Policy in June 2005. In these positions, he played a key role in preparing major European and global summits at the start of the financial crisis. He was the French negotiator at IMF and World Bank meetings and coordinated the bailout of the European Union banking sector with his European counterparts. In 2009, he became Deputy Secretary General to the French President in charge of economic affairs and was responsible for negotiations at the G20 meeting in London on April 2, 2009 on placing the global financial system on a sounder footing and improving supervision and the fight against tax havens. He was appointed Secretary General to the French President in 2011.
On June 13, 2012, Mr. Xavier Musca was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole SA, responsible for International retail banking, Asset management and Insurance. He has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole SA, as effective second Executive Director of Crédit Agricole SA since May 2015.
Xavier Musca is a Knight of the Legion of Honor, the National Order of Merit and the Order of Agricultural Merit.
Mr. Xavier Musca joined the Board of Directors of Capgemini SE on May 7, 2014. He has been a member of the Audit & Risk Committee (formerly the Audit Committee) since this date and was appointed Chairman on December 7, 2016. Mr. Xavier Musca brings to the Board of Directors his management experience with a major international group and his financial expertise. He has in‑depth knowledge of the financial sector, including both retail and BtoB services, which accounts for some 25% of Group revenues. He also provides the Board with his knowledge of economic globalization issues.
Mr. Xavier Musca has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole SA since July 2012.