François-Xavier Ragot
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François-Xavier Ragot

Principal
Brussels

François-Xavier Ragot is Principal in Korn Ferry’s Brussels office. He is a member of the Firm’s Global Financial Markets and Financial Officers Practice.

François-Xavier past engagements in the Financial Officers space include CFO roles at Executive Committee level as well as senior management positions in Treasury, Audit, FP&A, Business Partnering, Controlling, and Accounting functions. His Financial Officers work covers a variety of industries, from Life Science and Manufacturing to Consumer Goods and Technology.

Past engagements in banking, insurance, payment and post-trade industry have ranged from global in scale to Pan-European and local. They included general management, chief operations officers, chief underwriting officers, chief risk officers, compliance officers, chief financial officers, chief customer experience officers, commercial executives, credit management executives and heads of transformation. 

François-Xavier is the organizer of Korn Ferry’s Next Generation Leadership program in Belgium, a development platform dedicated to C-level executives in the Financial Services sector.

François-Xavier is also a contributor to Korn Ferry’s Risk, Legal and Compliance Practice.

Previously, he worked in Korn Ferry’s Professional Search Division as well as for a well-known specialized recruitment firm focusing on senior Finance and Legal hires.

In his earlier career, François-Xavier worked in the Chemicals, Consumer Goods and Management Consulting industries.

François-Xavier holds a Master in Business Management from Toulouse Business School. He is fluent in French, Dutch and English and has been living in Brussels since 2006.

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