21 / 02 / 2018
European Commission Appoints Five New Directors-General: New DG R&I Head Appointed
Mr Jean-Eric Paquet will be the new Director-General of DG Research and Innovation: a French national who since November 2015 has served as one of the three Deputy Secretaries-General of the Juncker Commission. With 23 years of experience in the European Commission, Mr Paquet has most recently helped shaping the European Commission’s proposals for deepening the Economic and Monetary Union and for an Industrial Policy Strategy. He has served as the Deputy Head of Cabinet of former Commissioner for Research, Philippe Busquin.