SagardSince 2001

  • In charge of preparing the strategy and business plan for the creation of Sagard.
    In 2001, he hired the first team members and led the Sagard 1 fundraising to successfully position Sagard among the most active investors in France’s SME segment.
  • Today, Sagard is capable of offering investors above-average performance.
  • Jocelyn is responsible for the company’s strategic development and internal organisation. He also plays a pivotal role in the investment process as Chairman of the Investment Committee.


  • Jocelyn began his career in 1980 at Arthur Andersen in Montreal and later in Europe. In 1986, he joined the Canadian manufacturing group MIL, holding a number of senior executive positions while also serving as CEO of Vickers Inc., one of the group’s main subsidiaries.
  • In 1992, he became the Power Corporation of Canada’s representative in Europe and took part in the financial and business restructuring of Pargesa, a holding company that currently owns interests in Imerys, Adidas, LafargeHolcim, SGS, Pernod Ricard, Umicore, GEA, Ontex and Parques Reunidos.
  • Jocelyn sits on the boards of Pargesa (Switzerland), Groupe Bruxelles Lambert – GBL (Belgium), Parjointco N.V. (the Netherlands) and Stokomani (France).

Stokomani (2012 - 2022)

Expanding the store network
Majority stake
Clearance retailing of brand-name merchandise

Stokomani is France’s leading clearance discounter of end-of-line merchandise.

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