Ace Management becomes Ace Capital Partners

Arnaud Coustillière

Arnaud joined Ace Capital Partners in 2020 as an Operating Partner after 40 years of service in the French Army. 

In addition to his career in the Navy, he spent over two decades modernizing the digital ecosystem of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces, creating and then commanding its cyber defense division.A graduate of the French Naval Academy in 1981, Arnaud held various positions within the Navy until his appointment as Navy Chief Information Officer (CIO) from 2006 to 2008.

Assigned to the Armed Forces General Staff in 2008, he is in charge of telecommunication network projects and the creation of cyber defense capabilities. He then became its first commander from 2011 to 2017 (OGCYBER then COMCYBER).

In 2017, Arnaud was entrusted with the direction of Digital Transformation of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces as the first DGNUM, until September 2020.

  • HEC
  • ESTP
Team: Operating group
Sector: Technology