Gilles du Fretay, founder of HDF Finance, passed away on 7 August 2009, at the end of a long illness. He was chairman of the supervisory board and founded HDF in 1986. He is survived by his wife and three children.
Gilles du Fretay
Over the past several months, he had withdrawn from the day to day running of the company and ensured his succession and the continuity of HDF Finance by appointing Christian de Juniac as his successor as chief executive officer.
As a true visionary, and with undaunted commitment, Gilles du Fretay introduced