Prior to moving to Paris 1988, Mr. Polier was Vice-President and General Counsel of Group W Cable in New York, a Westinghouse Electric Corporation affiliate which was sold in 1987 for $ 1.7 billion. 

Prior to that time, Mr. Polier was the Vice-President and General Counsel of Tribune Cable Corporation after filling the same position at Ansor Corporation, a multi-national conglomerate with activities in the Philippines, Hong Kong, Spain, France and England.

Mr. Polier began his career in 1970 at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York where he was an associate responsible for national and multinational corporate matters, including corporate finance.

Bar admissions:
✓ 1971, New York
✓ 1974, Connecticut
✓ 1991, Paris

✓ 1964, B.A., Oberlin
✓ 1965, M.A., University of California at Berkeley
✓ 1969, Doctorat d'�tudes politiques (mention tr�s bien), Institut d'Etudes Politiques � Paris
✓ 1970, J.D., Columbia University (Harlan Fisk Stone Scholar)

Practice areas:
✓ Conseil aupr�s des soci�t�s � vocation internationale.
✓ Conseil aupr�s des particuliers am�ricains, fran�ais ou d'autres nationalit�s.