Group Managing Director
Gwenn Delamaire is the Group Managing Director of Cathay Capital and is based in Paris.
Prior to joining Cathay Capital Private Equity in January 2019, Gwenn Delamaire spent 17 years in the Artémis Group where she held roles in Investment and Finance before joining Christie’s as General Manager for China.
Artémis Group is the investment company of the Pinault family and the controlling shareholder of Kering, Christie's, and Château Latour.
Joint Artémis in 1999 as Associate in the Investment Department before becoming Chief Financing Officer in 2006, Gwenn was in charge of the strategic and financial management for investments such as Christie’s, Le Point & l’Agefi in addition to running M&A and financial transactions in various sectors and managing relationships with financial institutions.
Gwenn was a member of the Executive and Investment Committees and served as Board member & member of the Audit Committee of Christie’s PLC. She was also Board member of Sebdo-Le Point and Chairman of l’Agefi SA.
In 2012, she moved to Shanghai where she joined Christie’s as China General Manager to launch Christie’s operations in Mainland China, a new market for the world leader in art auctions.
Back from China, Gwenn took an entrepreneurial route with a build-up venture of technology start-ups in the marketing & advertising sector in France.