7. Thierry Bolloré | CEO Renault-Nissan
|Position last year: New to the list|
|Bio: A member of the Groupe Renault Executive Committee, he also sits on the AvtoVAZ Board of Directors.|
Bolloré has recently been appointed Chief Executive Officer, Renault Nissan taking over from Carlos Ghosn. He is a member of the Groupe Renault Executive Committee and member of the Alliance operating board. Bolloré began his career in 1990 at Michelin, as Shop Manager at a heavy truck tire plant. In 1993, he became Chief of Process and Quality Central Group for worldwide heavy truck plants before taking the head of the Method Group for heavy truck business units in Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. In 1997, he moved to Japan as Industrial Assistant of the Michelin’s Ōta Passenger Car tire plant, then, to Thailand, in 1998, as Production Manager for Heavy Trucks, before being appointed Managing Director of Truck and Aircraft Businesses.
In 2002, he became global Vice President in charge of Industry for Michelin Aircraft Business.
Bolloré joined Faurecia in 2005 as Vice President Asia, Exhaust Systems Product Group, based in China, then served as Vice President Worldwide in charge of Marketing, R&D, Programs, Strategy, and Business Development. In 2010, he moved to Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies as Vice President in charge of Europe and South Africa, prior to becoming Vice President World- wide in charge of Industry, Quality, and Purchasing. Bolloré joined Groupe Renault in September 2012. He was appointed Executive Vice President for Manufacturing and Supply Chain in October 2012. In September 2013, he was named Chief Competitive Officer and, on February 19, 2018, became Groupe Renault Chief Operating Officer.