Prime Minister of France, François Fillon, uses Mac + iPhone

Friday, October 2, 2009
By OP Editor

François Fillon, Prime Minister of France, is an Apple fan. He is a Mac and iPhone user, and a prominent switcher who switched from PC to Mac.

François Fillon Prime Minister of France -speaking in front of French EU flag

French prime ministers live and work at the Palais Matignon in Paris’s seventh arrondissement, a once-aristocratic dwelling.

Le perron de l'Hôtel de Matignon (photo Frédéric de Goldschmidt)

In his office at Matignon, the premier minister was photographed with his two MacBook Pro and his black iPhone. (Not shown: iMac, iPod nano).
François Fillon with two Apple MacBook Pro laptops and black iPhone
François Fillon declared about his switch in the magazine SVM: “After having exhausted more than 30 PC’s, I’ve changed to Mac, it’s been six months. I use two MacBook Pro – one for work and one for personal use, and one iMac.” His new passion for Apple doesn’t stop there, because he also has an iPhone 3G and an iPod nano.

Even before he switched to Macs, Francois Fillon offers a demonstration of the first generation Apple iPhone to Rachida Dati and Roger Karoutchi, at the French National Assembly.
François Fillon offers a demonstration of the first iPhone to Rachida Dati and Roger Karoutchi, at the National Assembly (photo AFP)

In a recent video inside his office, François Fillon mentioned about keeping up with the technology: “I like a lot everything that just came out (is recent). I think the iPhone is a true revolution.”
François Fillon with his Apple iPhone at the Prime Minister office

Thanks to Janet for translation and bop for the tip.

via (all sites in French):
l’iPhone en politique [mac4ever]
François Fillon fan de Mac [macgeneration]
l’iPhone de Fill [deliro]

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