Mr. Vial is Vice-President of Power Corporation International. He has held a number of positions in the Power group, most recently as Managing Director of Pargesa Holding SA. He joined the Pargesa group in 1988, starting at Parfinance S.A. in Paris and then with Pargesa Holding in 1993. Mr. Vial began his career in 1977 with Banque Paribas (Paris).
He joined the Power group of companies in 1997 and served as Senior Vice-President of Power Corporation and of Power Financial until 2018.
He serves on the Board of Directors of Pargesa Holding. He was a director of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert until 2019.
Mr. Vial graduated from the École supérieure d’Électricité in Paris.