Jean-Marc Ayrault appointed Prime Minister


Appointment of Prime Minister - Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, 15 May 2012

Jean-Marc Ayrault has been appointed Prime Minister by the President of the Republic and has been charged with forming a new government./.


Jean-Marc Ayrault, Prime Minister

Born on 25 January 1950 in Maulévrier (Maine-et-Loire)
Married Brigitte Terrien in 1971
Two children: Ysabelle and Elise
Current office: Prime Minister since 15 May 2012

Political offices
•Member of the Socialist Party’s Steering Committee since 1977
•Member of the Socialist Party’s Executive Bureau since 1979

Elected offices
•Mayor of Nantes (Loire-Atlantique) since 1989
•President of the Urban Community of Nantes Métropole since 2001
•Deputy of the third constituency of Loire-Atlantique from 1988 to 2012
•National Assembly Deputy for Loire-Atlantique from 1986 to 1988
•President of the Socialist, Radical, Citizen and Miscellaneous Left group in the National Assembly from 1997 to 2012
•President of Nantes Urban Area from 1992 to 2001
•Loire-Atlantique departmental councillor from 1976 to 1982
•Mayor of Saint-Herblain (Loire-Atlantique) from 1977 to 1989

Other posts
•Teacher of German from 1973 onwards

•German secondary teaching qualification
•Degree in German

Published on 17/05/2012

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