General Authorities

Bishop Gérald Caussé

First Counselor in the Presiding Bishopric

Bishop Gérald Caussé was sustained as First Counselor in the Presiding Bishopric of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on March 31, 2012. At the time of his call, he was serving in the First Quorum of the Seventy and in the Europe Area Presidency.

Bishop Caussé received a master’s degree in business from ESSEC in 1987. His career has been in the food industry, where he worked with several supermarket chains and food distribution companies. At the time of his call to the First Quorum of the Seventy, he was the general manager of Pomona, a food distribution company in France.

Bishop Caussé has served in numerous Church callings, including elders quorum president, bishop’s counselor, stake president’s counselor, stake president, and Area Seventy.

Gérald Caussé was born in Bordeaux, France, on May 20, 1963. He married Valérie Lucienne Babin in August 1986. They are the parents of five children and have three grandchildren.

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Full Name Gérald Caussé

Born May 20, 1963

Place of Birth Bordeaux, France