Nicolas Bazire was born in France on July 13, 1957.
He is a graduate of the French Naval Academy (1978), the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (1984) and studied at the Ecole Nationale d’Administration. He is an honorary public auditor with the French Cour des Comptes, the state audit body.
Nicolas Bazire served as Cabinet Director for Prime Minister Edouard Balladur from 1993 to 1995. In 1995 he joined Rothschild et Cie Banque as a Managing Partner.
He was appointed Managing Director of Groupe Arnault in 1999 and became a member of the LVMH Board of Directors. He is a member of the Executive Committee.
He is also member of the boards of Carrefour, Suez and Atos.
He has been awarded the honorary titles of Officier dans l’Ordre National du Mérite and Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur.