Born 1946. Graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique. Senior Advisor Lazard Frères. Board member: Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. Member of the Volvo Board since 2009. Holdings in Volvo, own and related parties: 1,000 Series B shares.
Principal work experience: Began his career at Citibank. Has held various positions within Renault since 1982 - director of financial services at Renault V.I.; director of financial operations; project director for the car model Safrane; Senior Vice President, Purchasing, and joined the Renault Management Committee. He was also named Chairman and Managing Director, Renault Nissan Purchasing Organization.