Mulliez, Gérard

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Mulliez, Gérard Gender: M
Gerard Paul Louis Marie-Joseph Mulliez
born on 13 May 1931 at 04:15 (= 04:15 AM )
Place Roubaix, France, 50n42, 3e10
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 21°24' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 00°39 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 26°29'


French industrialist, who began his commercial career as a director of knitting machine manufacturing, 1956-1958 then Sales Director, 1958-1960. He is the son of manufacturer Gérard Mulliez, founder of Phildar.

On 6 July 1961, he founded Auchan, the first supermarket in Haut-Champs in the suburbs of Roubaix. In January of 1999 it was estimated that Mulliez owned 207 hypermarkets, 531 supermarkets and 498 convenience stores in France and throughout Europe (Spain, Portugal, Italy, Poland, Hungary, Mexico, Argentina, the U.S.A., Thailand, China and Luxembourg). In 1998 a total of 110,000 employees worked for Auchan and they had a $23 billion turnover.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : New Career 1956 (Director of knitting machines)
  • Work : New Job 1958 (Sales director)
  • Work : Start Business 6 July 1961 (Auchan, supermarket chain)
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Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'm' pdf file, p. 242.

Same data from Petitallot quotes B.C., Cadran No. 24, 11/1995


  • Traits : Personality : Ambitious
  • Traits : Personality : Hard worker
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur (Food industry stores)
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Sales (Director, initially)
  • Notable : Famous : Notable extremes (Owned 1,236 stores, 110,000 employees)