Cédric Meeschaert received his BS degree in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1997. He then worked at Merrill Lynch in New York for three years. He returned to France in 2000 to work at Meeschaert Gestion Prive, a leading independent private bank in France. While rotating through all of the departments in order to understand the business, Cedric was also responsible for restructuring each department's section on the firm's web site. This activity helped Cedric to learn the business and build relationships within the business. Cedric was named President in 2005.