French chief executive of the Caisse des depots et consignations (Deposits and Consignments Fund), French Minister for Industrial Renewal Arnaud Montebourg (R) looks his watch as he leaves a press conference following the first board of directors of the government-backed investment bank eyed by the president of the BPI (Banque Publique d'Investissement - public bank of Investment) and government-backed investment bank Jean-Pierre Jouyet (L) and French chief executive of the BPI Nicolas Dufourcq on February 21, 2012 in Dijon. AFP PHOTO/PHILIPPE DESMAZES
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French politician Arnaud Montebourg dedicates his new book 'Des idees et des reves' at Drugstore Publicis on January 5, 2011 in Paris, France.
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French Minister of Economy and Economic Recovery Arnaud Montebourg (L) and French Minister of Labour Michel Sapin attend the European meeting for enterprises financing on April 22, 2014 in Lyon, France. Sapin and Montebourg are sharing responsibility for the economy based on the German model.
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Minister of Productive Recovery Arnaud Montebourg, Minister of Justice Christiane Taubira, Minister of the Interior Manuel Valls and Marek Halter attend Marek Halter's Rosh Hashanah celebration for the 5774 Jewish new year at his home on September 8, 2013 in Paris, France.
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Arnaud Montebourg arrives at the French Socialist Party headquarters before a meeting of the National Executive on May 17, 2011 in Paris, France. A meeting of the National Executive has been called to react to the arrest of French director of IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn in New York on May 14, 2011.
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Arnaud Montebourg, french Minister for Industrial Renewal participates at the Questions to the Government at the french National Assembly on February 4, 2014 in Paris, France.
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Newly-appointed head of the 'Innovation 2030' commission for technology and industry, Anne Lauvergeon (C) addresses reporters beside Junior Minister for Innovations and Digital Economy Fleur Pellerin (R), and French Minister for Industrial Renewal and Food Industry Arnaud Montebourg, following their meeting with French President Francois Hollande, for the 'Innovation 2030' Commission For Technology And Industry at Elysee Palace on April 19, 2013 in Paris, France.