Gilles Le Gendre
|President of the La République En Marche group in the National Assembly|
12 September 2018 – 10 September 2020
|Preceded by||Richard Ferrand|
|Succeeded by||Christophe Castaner|
|Member of the National Assembly|
for Paris's 2nd constituency
|Assumed office |
21 June 2017
|Preceded by||François Fillon|
|Born||13 May 1958|
|Political party||La République En Marche!|
|Alma mater||Sciences Po|
Gilles Le Gendre (born 13 May 1958) is a French politician who presided over the La République En Marche group in the National Assembly from 2018 to 2020. He was elected to Parliament in the legislative election of 18 June 2017, representing the second constituency of Paris.
A graduate of Sciences Po, Le Gendre worked as director of the Challenges magazine redaction from 1995 to 2001 after stints at Europe 1 and Le Nouvel Économiste. He was director of communications and member of the executive committee at Fnac from 2002 to 2004.
In Parliament, Le Gendre also serves as member of the Committee on National Defence and the Armed Forces. He was elected president of the LREM group in the National Assembly after the election of Richard Ferrand as the body's president. In July 2019, Le Gendre voted in favour of the French ratification of the European Union’s Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada. He stepped down in 2020 as group president and was succeeded by former Interior Minister Christophe Castaner.
- "Elections législatives 2017". Ministry of the Interior (in French). Retrieved 19 June 2017.
- Sarah Paillou (January 11, 2018), Gilles Le Gendre, l'ex-journaliste et chef d'entreprise devenu président du groupe En Marche Le Journal du Dimanche.
- Gilles Le Gendre French National Assembly.
- Maxime Vaudano (July 24, 2019), CETA : qui a voté quoi parmi les députés Le Monde.