In 1964, the Général de Gaulle inaugurated France's great business school. HEC would be reserved exclusively for men until 1973. Famous alumni include France's current president, François Hollande (H75) and former IMF chief Dominique Strauss Kahn (H71).
Other illustrious folk include Pascal Lamy (H69), Jean-Louis Borloo (H76), Valérie Pécresse (H88), Eric Woerth (H81), as well as CEOs Henri de Castries (H76), Baudouin Prot (H72), Louis Gallois (H66), Henri Proglio (H71), Stéphane Richard (H83), Pierre Feraud (H61), François-Henri Pinault, ,Bruno Lafont (H77), Jean-Paul Agon (H78), Sidney Taurel (H69), and many, many more. Check out HEC's Wikipedia.