Monaco announces new Minister of State: Didier Guillaume to succeed Pierre Dartout

In a significant governmental transition, Didier Guillaume will assume the role of Minister of State on 2nd September, succeeding Pierre Dartout, who has held the position for the past four years.

Didier Guillaume is a seasoned public servant with a distinguished career, having previously served as the French Minister of Agriculture and Food. His extensive experience includes roles as a senator for the Drôme, First Vice President of the Senate, and President of the General Council of the Drôme department.

In a statement Monday 10th June, Prince Albert II has expressed his “deepest gratitude to M. Pierre Dartout for his exemplary service and unwavering loyalty. During his tenure in Monaco, Mr. Dartout enabled the Principality to navigate the health crisis while supporting long-term goals of sustainable development, digital transition, attractiveness, and administrative modernisation. His Serene Highness will soon pay tribute to the qualities with which he has fulfilled his mission.”

Prince Albert II will “soon pay tribute to the remarkable qualities with which M. Dartout has fulfilled his duties” and he “extends his warmest wishes for personal fulfilment.”

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