Stephan Bourdoiseau began his career in the independent sector at FGL-Arcade, where he worked for four years as an administrative manager. In 1998, with financial backing, he created Wagram Music by buying out the French divisions of Arcade. Since then, Wagram has confirmed its place as the top French independent. In 2003, he carried out an initiative where around twenty Wagram employees bought out and took control of Wagram Music. Stephan Bourdoiseau, 41 years old, graduated from ESSEC (one of Europe’s top management schools in Paris) in 1992.