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Pierre Brochand

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Name  Pierre Brochand
Alma mater  HEC Paris, ENA
Nationality  French

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President  Jacques ChiracNicolas Sarkozy
Born  4 July 1941 (age 74)Cannes, France (1941-07-04)
Education  HEC Paris, Ecole nationale d'administration

Preceded by  Jean-Claude Cousseran
Succeeded by  Erard Corbin de Mangoux

Pierre Brochand (born 4 July 1941 in Cannes) is a former director of the French Directorate-General for External Security (DGSE). He was previously a diplomat. He was a witness to Operation Frequent Wind and the Fall of Saigon in April 1975 at the end of the Vietnam War.

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Alumnus of the École nationale d'administration (ENA), he is also a graduate of the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC).

Career

  • central administration, 1968–1971
  • First Secretary in Saigon, 1971–1973
  • Counsellor in Saigon, 1973–1975
  • Counsellor in Bangkok, 1975–1979
  • Consul General in San Francisco, 1979–1982
  • Deputy Director (Asia and Oceania), 1982–1985
  • Deputy Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations in New York, 1985–1989
  • French Ambassador to Hungary, 1989–1993
  • French Ambassador in Israel, 1993–1995
  • Director General cultural, scientific and technical, 1995–1998
  • Diplomatic Adviser to the Government
  • French Ambassador to Portugal, 1998–2002
  • Director of the DGSE, 2002-2008
  • Family

    He is the brother of Bernard Brochand, currently UMP deputy-mayor of Cannes. Pierre Brochand is married with three children. He is a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour and Officer of the Order of Merit.

    References

    Pierre Brochand Wikipedia