Francois Narmon

Baron Francois Narmon , born onIn Jette is a Belgian businessman. He died after a long illness (At age 79) 1 .


After completing secondary studies at the Koekelberg Athenaeum, François Narmon enrolled at the University of Ghent to complete, in 1953, candidatures in economics and commerce. At the end of his studies, he joined the Ecole de Commerce Solvay at the Free University of Brussels, graduating as a commercial engineer in 1955.


François Narmon’s career will be intimately linked to the destiny of the Belgian Credit Union . As a trainee in 1955, Francois Narmon was hired in 1957. He became secretary of administration and became executive secretary in 1959, two years later. Appointed head of the Credit Communal de Belgique in 1979, François Narmon tried unsuccessfully to regroup Belgian banks and financial institutions. It was under his presidency that in October 1996, Crédit Communal de Belgique merged with Crédit Local de France. From this merger will be born the group Dexia 2 .

Terms of Use

  • Chairman of the Management Committee and member of the Board of the Credit Communal de Belgique ;
  • President of the International Center for Municipal Credit
  • Vice-Chairman of the Board of the International Bank in Luxembourg
  • Administrator of the Royal Donation
  • Director of the Europalia International Foundation
  • Treasurer of the Belgian Olympic and Inter-Federal Committee
  • Chairman of the Belgian Sport Development Committee
  • Member of the Commission for new sources of IOC funding


He is Commander of the Order of the Crown and Officer of the Order of Leopold II . He was knighted by King Albert II of Belgium on 2 February 1996 . His motto is Perseveranter .

Notes and references

  1. Béatrice Delvaux, ”  François Narmon, former president of the Crédit communal, died  ”  [ archive ] , on , (Accessed 5 January 2016 )
  2. Pierre-Henri Thomas, Dexia. Life and death of a bank monster , Lattès, ( ISBN  9782363830753 , read online  [ Archive ] )


  • Véronique POUILLARD, (1999), “Francois Narmon” in Hundred Grand Bosses of the Twentieth Century in Belgium, E. Buyst-G.-Kurgan-van Hentenryk ed., Brussels, A. Renier, p.  164-165 .