My interview with Axel Dumas:

The French Billionaire is the sixth-generation member of the Hermès-Dumas family.

(Alex) Can you describe “The Takeover Attempt” in your own words?

( Axel Dumas) Well. I believe it was Oct/2010 the then CEO of Hermes, my uncle Patrick Thomas was about to start his holiday Skiing at Courchevel when he received an urgent call from his…