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.; finance director of Renault credit, 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. He was then named Group Controller. Today, he works as an independant consultant.