New partner at Astorg

French private equity firm Astorg Partners has appointed Christian Couturier as partner.

Couturier joined Astorg as a director of investments in 2001 and has since been involved in numerous transactions including Pasteur Cerba, Geoservices, Ethypharm, Webhelp and Photonis and served on the boards of the aforementioned companies.

The newly appointed partner began his career in 1993 at Bossard Consultants in London and held the position of strategy and management consultant. He joined their Paris team as a manager before being promoted to director in the strategy division following the merger of Bossard Consultants and Gemini Consulting.