13 Feb 19

Bolloré replaces Ghosn as chairman of alliance holding company

After having been appointed CEO of Renault on Janaury 24, Thierry Bolloré is now also chairman of the Renault-Nissan BV holding company that coordinates the alliance. Ghosn's previous deputy started his career in 1990 at Michelin, as shop manager in a heavy truck tyre factory. After having worked for Michelin in various departments across the globe, Bolloré joined Faurecia in 2005 to become Vice President Asia of Exhaust Systems Product Group, based in China.

He started his career at Renault as Executive Vice President for Manufacturing and Supply Chain in October 2012. In September 2013, Thierry Bolloré was named Chief Competitive Officer. On 19 February 2018, he was named Groupe Renault Chief Operating Officer (source: Renault).

Photo credit: Renault, 2019

Authored by: Dieter Quartier