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The boss of JPMorgan was the guest of the gala of the French American Foundation. China, Ukraine, social networks… He spoke without language.
By Francois Miguet
VSn November 28, the doormen were a little on edge in front of the Palais de Chaillot, place du Trocadéro, in Paris. « We don’t open before 7:30 p.m., » they told the small crowd in their Sunday best who arrived at 7:20 p.m. to enjoy the cocktail and the annual gala dinner given by the prestigious French American Foundation, an ultra-select club created in 1976 at the initiative of Presidents Gerald Ford and Valéry Giscard d’Estaing to bring the two shores of the Atlantic closer together by identifying the leaders of tomorrow, such as President Emmanuel Macron (class of 2012) or US Secretary of State Antony Blinken ( 2000).
But at 7:30 p.m. sharp, the star of the evening appeared. Recognizable by his silver hair, Jamie Dimon, 66, boss of the JPMorgan Chase Company and « banker…
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