Gerard Moufflet CEO and Founder ACCELERATION INTERNATIONAL

Gerard Moufflet founded Acceleration International in 2002 to provide support to growth-oriented companies in the Healthcare and Life Sciences sectors, both in the US as well as in Europe.

Since 2004 he is also serving as an active Operating Partner at Linden Capital Partners, the country's largest Private Equity firm exclusively dedicated to Healthcare.

Prior to founding Acceleration International, Mr. Moufflet spent 12 years as Managing Director at the Global Private Equity firm Advent International, leading the firm’s Global Health Care franchise with over $10bn in assets.

Mr. Moufflet started his career at Baxter International, where he spent 17 years leading to a Corporate Vice President role, having lived and worked in several different European countries.

Mr. Moufflet is an active Board member, including Chairmanship roles, with over 40 mandates over the course of his career in private, public, academic and non-profit organizations.

Mr. Moufflet is a Graduate of EDHEC Business School in France and holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh where he was a Pittsburgh Plate Glass Foundation Scholar. He is a Harvard Business School AMP and has been honored by the President of France as a Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite.

Gerard Moufflet is currently the chair of the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (A.S.D.O.H) advisory board.

This group has made the ATSU-ASDOH's Dillenberg Center a reality. "This new clinic is designed to provide ATSU-ASDOH students with advanced experiences in digital dentistry working with a dental team in an efficient patient-centered clinic, as well as opportunities to participate with other primary care providers in interprofessional collaborative car with patients being treated thanks to donations." (source: giving.atsu.edu)

Gerard Moufflet has been incredibly supportive of the University of Pittsburgh’s Business School. He is an active member of the Pitt Business Board of Visitors where he collaborates with the Dean to provide meaningful input into the strategic direction for Pitt Business as well as provide advice to strengthen alignment between the Pitt Business curriculum and employer needs.
Finally, Mr. Moufflet has enjoyed a special relationship with longtime Pitt Business Dean Emeritus H.J. “Zoffer.”

Gerard Moufflet (MBA ’69) won the Distinguished Alumnus Honoree award in 2020

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From 2001 to 2010 he served as Chairman of the Board of Fellows of the Harvard Dental School of Medicine and since 2011 is a member of the HSDM Advisory Board. He has been appointed Trustee of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear (a Harvard Medical School affiliate). He is a member of the Board of the Massachusetts Medical Industry Council (MassMEDIC).

Gerard Moufflet is Trustee Emeritus of the French Cultural Centrer, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide French language instruction and cultural programs of the highest quality to inspire our diverse community of children, teenagers, and adults to explore, understand, and embrace today’s interconnected world. 

Gerard Moufflet served as the chairman of the French Cultural Center for over 13 years until December 2014.

Gerard with his wife Brigitte Moufflet. Photo credits Roger Farrington

Former Student of the EDHEC Business School (class of 1967), Gérard Moufflet serves as a board member of the EDHEC Foundation, since 2018. Being very committed to the EDHEC Business Schools major projects, Gerard Moufflet is also the founding member of the support committee of the Foundation, which action is to support the foundation in its fundraising activities towards major donors in order to give means to the EDHEC Business School to achieve its ambition.

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