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The highest standards of independence, transparency, openness, inclusiveness, and responsibility guide Faurecia’s and HELLA’s governance and ensure the companies deliver on their joint strategy.

FAURECIA'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
DR. JÜRGEN BEHREND

DR. JÜRGEN BEHREND

Managing general partner of Hueck Industrie Holding KG

Dr. Jürgen Behrend began his career in 1980 as member of the management board of Eduard Hueck GmbH & Co. KG in Lüdenscheid, a company active in the production and manufacturing of aluminium products. In 1987, he was appointed as managing general partner of HELLA and remainded in this position until 2017. He then served on the shareholders' committee of HELLA until 2021.

Dr. Behrend is still active as the managing general partner of Hueck Industrie Holding KG, a holding company that invests in small and medium-sized enterprises.

He studied law and economics at the Universities of Freiburg, Munich and Münster and he received a doctorate decree in law in 1977/1978.

DANIEL BERNARDINO

DANIEL BERNARDINO

Member representing the employees

Mr. Daniel Bernardino, of Portuguese nationality, is a Board member representing the employees of Faurecia since November 1 st, 2017. He is also a member of the Compensation Committee.

He is a method agent in the logistics department at Faurecia’s Palmela site (Portugal).

He is a sociology graduate.

He joined the Group in 1994 as Head of the logistics team. He held various employee representation offices between 1997 and 2017 and has notably been a member of Faurecia’s European Works Council for 14 years.

Judy Curran

Judy Curran

Head of Automotive Strategy of ANSYS

Judy Curran is responsible for the Automotive Strategy at ANSYS, including the go-to-market plans and the development of new simulation workflows aligned with latest automotive trends such as electrification, assisted driving and autonomy. Judy Curran served previously in a number of positions at Ford group from 1986 to 2018 (notably as Director of Technology Strategy from 2014 to 2018 where she notably developed the cross-vehicle global strategy for key new technologies including Assisted Driving, Infotainment, new Electrical Architectures, and Connectivity).

Judy Curran holds a Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering/Computer Software from Lawrence Technological University (USA) and Masters of Science, Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan (USA).

Michel de Rosen

Michel de Rosen

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Michel de Rosen, of French nationality, is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Faurecia since May 30, 2017 and member of the Governance, Nominations and Sustainability Committee. He joined Faurecia’s Board of Directors on May 27, 2016 as an independent director.

He is a graduate of the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) and the École Nationale d’Administration (ENA).

Over the course of his career, he has successively held positions first as a senior public official and then as a senior executive at companies in France and the United States. He began his career at the Inspectorate General of Finance (IGF). He was an advisor to the French Minister of Defense between 1980 and 1981 and served as Chief of Staff for the French Minister for Industry and Telecommunications from 1986 to 1988.

Within the Rhône-Poulenc group, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Pharmuka from 1983 to 1986 and of Rhône Poulenc Fibres et Polymères from 1988 to 1993, after which he was Chief Executive Officer and then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rhône Poulenc Rorer in the United States and in France and of Rhône Poulenc Santé from 1993 to 1999. In 2000, Mr. Michel de Rosen was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the US company ViroPharma. He became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SGD in 2008.

In 2009, he joined Eutelsat and was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer on July 1, 2009 and then as Chief Executive Officer and Board member on November 9 of the same year. From September 2013 to February 2016, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. From March 1, 2016 to November 8, 2017, Mr. Michel de Rosen was the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Odile Desforges

Odile Desforges

Member of the Board of Directors

Mrs. Odile Desforges, of French nationality, is an independent Board member of Faurecia since May 27, 2016. She is also Chair of the Audit Committee. She is a member of the Board of Directors of other companies ( Dassault Systèmes and Safran).

She is an engineer and graduate of École Centrale de Paris. She also holds a diploma from the European Centre for Executive Development (CEDEP).

Odile Desforges began her career in 1973 as a research analyst at the Institut de Recherche des Transports before joining Renault in 1981, where she held several positions of responsibility in planning, product development and purchasing. Subsequently, after serving as Executive Vice President of Renault-VI/Mack and as a member of the Executive Committee with responsibility for planning, purchasing and program development from 1999 until 2001, she was appointed President of the Volvo 3P Business Unit of AB Volvo, where she remained until 2003. From 2003 to 2009, Odile Desforges was a member of Renault’s Management Committee and served as Head of Worldwide Purchasing for Renault/Nissan. In 2009, she was named to Renault’s Executive Committee and appointed as Group Director of Engineering and Quality.

She was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite and a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French government.

Penelope Herscher

Penelope Herscher

Member of the Board of Directors

Ms. Penelope Herscher, of American nationality, is an independent Board member of Faurecia since May 30, 2017. She is also a member of the Governance, Nominations and Sustainability Committee.

She sits on the Board of Directors of Lumentum Operations LLC. (formerly JDSU) for which she is chairman of the board and chairs the nominations and governance committee. She also serves on the boards of two private companies: Delphix and Modern Health.

From 1996 to 2015 Ms. Herscher was CEO and Chair of two Silicon Valley technology companies: Simplex which she took public in 2001 and subsequently sold to Cadence Design Systems and FirstRain which she sold in 2017.

Ms. Penelope Herscher holds a BA Hons, MA in Mathematics from Cambridge University (England).

Patrick Koller

Patrick Koller

Chief Executive Officer, Faurecia

Mr. Patrick Koller, of French and German nationality, is Chief Executive Officer of Faurecia since July 1, 2016. He is a Board member of Faurecia since May 30, 2017.

He graduated from the École Supérieure des Sciences et Technologies de l’Ingénieur de Nancy (ESSTIN) and Institut Français de Gestion.

He has held various management positions with several major manufacturing groups (Valeo, Rhodia).

In 2006, he joined the Faurecia group as Executive Vice-President of the Faurecia Automotive Seating Business Group (now Faurecia Seating), a position he held until February 2, 2015. During this period, he held various offices within the Group subsidiaries.

On February 2, 2015, he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer, a position he held until June 30, 2016.

Valérie Landon

Valérie Landon

CEO France and Belgium, Credit Suisse

Mrs. Valérie Landon, of French nationality, is an independent Board member of Faurecia since October 12, 2017. She is also a member of the Audit Committee.

She is CEO France and Belgium at Credit Suisse.

She is an engineering graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Paris.

She began her career in 1985 at Air France. In  1990,  she  joined  Credit  Suisse  as  an  investment banker. She held various responsible positions there, notably CEO France and Belgium.

Jean-Bernard Lévy

Jean-Bernard Lévy

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EDF

Jean-Bernard Lévy began his career at France Télécom in 1979 as a works engineer at the Angers Division.

In 1982, he became responsible for managing executive managers and HR budgets at head office, and then deputy to the head of the HR department. In 1986, he was appointed Technical Advisor to the office of Gérard Longuet, Minister for Postal Services and Telecommunications. From 1988 to 1993, Jean-Bernard Lévy managed the Telecommunications Satellites activity of Matra Espace, now Matra Marconi Space. From 1993 to 1994, he was the Chief of Staff to Gérard Longuet, Minister for Industry, Postal Services, Telecommunications and Foreign Trade. In 1995, he was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Matra Communication. In 1998, he joined Oddo et Cie as Managing Director, then Managing Partner. In summer 2002, Jean-Bernard Lévy joined Vivendi. He served as its Chief Operating Officer until April 2005 and became Chairman of its Management Board and CEO in April 2005, until June 2012. From December 2012 to November 2014, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Thales defense and aerospace group. Jean-Bernard Lévy has been EDF’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since November 27, 2014.

Jean-Bernard Lévy is a graduate of the École Polytechnique and of Télécom Paris Tech.

Yan Mei

Yan Mei

Senior Partner, Chair of China – Brunswick group (China)

Ms. Yan Mei, of Chinese nationality, is an independent Board member of Faurecia since May 28, 2019.

She is Senior Partner, Chair of China – Brunswick group (China) where she overseas Brunswick’s China business and acts as a counselor to senior executives.

She holds a MA and M-Phil degree in International Relations and Political Science respectively from Columbia University and New-York, and a Master in Advanced Russian Area Studies from Hunter College at the City University of New York. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Russian Language and Literature from Beijing Normal University.

She started her career as a journalist for ITN Channel 4 News from 1988 to 1990.

From 1991 to 2001, she worked as International Assignment Editor and later as the Head of China Desk at CNN (USA). From 2001 to 2005, she joined Turner International Asia Pacific as Vice President. From 2005 to 2009, she held the position of Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Representative at News Corp (Beijing).

Before joining Brunswick group in 2013, she was Managing Director of MTV Networks Greater China and Chief Representative of Viacom Asia (Beijing).

Denis Mercier

Denis Mercier

Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Fives Group, member of its Executive Committee

Mr. Denis Mercier, of French nationality, is an independent Board member of Faurecia since May 28, 2019. He is also Chair of the Compensation Committee.

He is Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Fives Group, member of its Executive Committee and, since May 7, 2019, Chairman of the French Flying School Board (public institution).

He is an engineering graduate from the French Flying School (1979).

From 1979 to 2008, he holds various positions within the French Air Force.

After having been Commandant of the French Flying School at Salon de Provence (France) from 2008 to 2010, he becomes principal private secretary of the French Minister of Defense from 2010 to 2012.

Between 2012 and 2015, he holds the position of Chief of Staff of the French Air Force and is raised to the rank of General of the Air Force.

From 2015 to September 2018, he holds the position of Supreme Allied Commander of the NATO’s Transformation and joins Fives group in October 2018.

Mr. Denis Mercier was made Grand Officier de la Légion d’honneur and Officier de l’Ordre national du Mérite by the French government.

Dr. Peter Mertens

Dr. Peter Mertens

Member of the Board of Directors

Dr. Peter Mertens, of German nationality, is Faurecia’s Board member since November 1, 2019. He is also member of the Compensation Committee.

After completing his studies of Production Engineering at the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, he earned a Master of Sciences degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the United States in 1985.

From 1985 to 1990, he supervised the Technology Transfer department at the University of Kaiserlautern (Germany) and received his Dr.-Ing. (Doctor of Engineering) degree.

In 1990, Dr. Peter Mertens started his career in the automotive industry. He held multiple management positions with Mercedes-Benz AG, prior to taking over management of Tegaron Telematics GmbH, a joint venture of Daimler Chrysler Services AG and Deutsche Telekom AG, in 1996.

In 2002, he joined Adam Opel AG as Executive Director for midsize and large product lines. In 2004, he became responsible for the compact product lines of General Motors Europe and, starting in 2005, for all compact product lines of General Motors worldwide.

In 2010, he joined the Management Board of Jaguar Land Rover and managed the Corporate Quality for the entire Tata Motors group, including the Jaguar Land Rover Brand.

From April 2011 to March 2017, he was Senior Vice President, Research and Development for the Volvo Car group (Göteborg, Sweden) before joining
the Audi Group.

At Audi AG, he was Chief Technical Officer from April 2017 to October 2018 before being member of the Top Management from November 2018 to end of October 2019.

Robert Peugeot

Robert Peugeot

Permanent representative of Peugeot 1810 at Faurecia’s Board, Chairman of the Board, Peugeot Invest

Mr. Robert Peugeot, of French nationality, is permanent representative of Peugeot 1810 since May 31, 2021 (and was until that date a Board member of Faurecia since May 29, 2007). He is also a member of the Audit Committee.

He is Chairman of the Board of Peugeot Invest.

Robert Peugeot studied at the École Centrale de Paris and INSEAD. He has held various senior positions within the PSA Peugeot Citroën group, and was a member of the group Executive Committee from 1998 to 2007, holding the position of Vice-President, Innovation and Quality.

He was a permanent representative of FFP (now Peugeot Invest) on the Supervisory Board of Peugeot S.A., member of the Finance and Audit Committee and chair of the Strategy Committee until the completion of the merger between PSA and FCA and has become, since the merger, vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Stellantis. Since February 2002, he has been Chairman and CEO of FFP (now Peugeot Invest) and has overseen its development. On May 19, 2020, he stepped down as Chief Executive Officer and became Chairman of the Board of FFP (Peugeot Invest).

Emmanuel Pioche

Emmanuel Pioche

Member representing the employees

Mr. Emmanuel Pioche, of French nationality, is a Board member representing the employees of Faurecia since November 1, 2017. He is also a member of the Audit Committee.

He is Head of R&D Frames at Faurecia (Brières les Scellés site, France) since July 2017. Previously, he was a prototype maker in the R&D trimlab at the same site.

He holds the professional title of thin-sheet metal worker, holds an Aerospace TIG Heavy and Light Metal Welding License, obtained a G2 Baccalaureat (management), and a level III programmer analyst’s diploma.

He held multiple mandates of representation of the employees from 1999 to 2017 and has notably been Secretary of the Central Works Council of the company Faurecia Sièges d’Automobiles during ten years.

FAURECIA'S EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Patrick Koller

PATRICK KOLLER

Chief Executive Officer

Born in 1959, Patrick Koller Graduated from Ecole Supérieure des Sciences et Technologies de l'Ingénieur de Nancy (ESSTIN) with a degree in engineering, and from Institut Français de Gestion.

YANN BRILLAT-SAVARIN

YANN BRILLAT-SAVARIN

Executive Vice-President, Strategy

Yann Brillat-Savarin was born in 1980 and is a graduate of Mines Paris Tech and Sciences Po Paris.

VICTORIA CHANIAL

VICTORIA CHANIAL

Executive Vice-President, Group Communications

Victoria Chanial, 40, studied at ESCP-EAP where she held a Masters degree in Marketing & Media. She has also a double Masters degree in Philosophy and Political Science from ULB University (Brussels) and Panthéon-Sorbonne University (Paris).

NOLWENN DELAUNAY

NOLWENN DELAUNAY

Executive Vice-President, Group General Counsel & Board Secretary

Nolwenn Delaunay, born in 1976, is a graduate of HEC, Sciences Po Strasbourg and Université Paris Panthéon Assas.  

As of July 1, 2019, Nolwenn Delaunay has joined the Group’s Executive Committee as Executive Vice-President, General Counsel in charge of the Legal Department, the Compliance and Risk Department and the Secretariat of the Board of Directors.

Olivier Durand

OLIVIER DURAND

Executive Vice-President, Group Chief Financial Officer

Olivier Durand began his career at the Adecco Group in 1993 in Singapore before joining Schneider Electric in China as a financial analyst from 1994 to 1997. He then worked for Alcatel, becoming Business Group Controller for its wireless activities from 2000 to 2004. That same year he became the China Chief Financial Officer for Alcatel-Lucent. Upon returning to France in 2008 he held the Group Controller position before becoming Alcatel- Lucent Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer in 2016 in the context of the merger with Nokia.

He joined Faurecia in 2017 and was the Group Deputy Chief Financial Officer until 2021, before leading the Clarion Electronics activity as Executive Vice-President.

Olivier Durand holds a master’s degree in financial control and finance from HEC Paris.

Effective July 1st, 2022, Olivier Durand is appointed Executive Vice-President, Group Chief Financial Officer and will continue to oversee the Clarion Electronics activity.

Nik Endrud

Nik Endrud

Executive Vice-President, Americas

Nik Endrud was previously Group Vice President and General Manager for Tenneco’s global Ride Control business.  Prior to Tenneco, he spent 13 years at Faurecia in significant Management positions.

Nik Endrud holds an engineering degree from Duke University, North Carolina.

Frank Huber

FRANK HUBER

Executive Vice-President, Faurecia Automotive Seating

Frank Huber, 41, joined Faurecia’s executive committee in July 2022. This follows eight years in HELLA’s Lighting business group, where he was a member of the management board, and where he held various senior roles in China, Mexico, and Germany. Prior to joining HELLA Frank Huber worked at Liebherr Aerospace, McKinsey & Company, and Audi AG. He started his career at Mercedes-AMG. Frank Huber holds a degree in automotive engineering from the University of Stuttgart.

Olivier Lefebvre

Olivier Lefebvre

Executive Vice President, Faurecia Clean Mobility

Oliver Lefebvre, 49, has gained an in-depth experience during 26 years at Faurecia, through a variety of key operational, business development, program management and regional leadership roles, including European Operations Director from 2006-2010 and South America Division Vice-President 2014-2017.

He is currently Seat Structure Systems Senior Vice President within the Seating Business Group.

Olivier is a graduate of Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers.

Jean-Paul Michel

Jean-Paul Michel

Executive Vice-President, Faurecia Interiors

Jean-Paul Michel began his career in 1986 at Michelin as a financial analyst. In 1989, he joined Renault. From 1991 to 2002, he worked for Valeo as Chief Financial Officer for different business units in Europe and North America. From 2002 to 2014, Jean-Paul Michel held different finance functions at OSRAM, becoming Chief Operating Officer for the consumer lighting business in 2014.

Prior to joining Faurecia in 2018 as Finance Vice-President for the Interiors activity and then EVP for the Clarion Electronics activity, he was Executive Vice-President in charge of Operations, Finance and Strategy at Lanzatech (2015-2017).

Jean-Paul Michel holds a diploma in Business administration at the Sup de Co Reims (NEOMA, France).

Christopher Mokwa

Christopher Mokwa

Executive Vice-President, Digital Transformation

Dr. Christopher Mokwa started his career at McKinsey & Company as a management consultant in 2008 after graduating in business administration from the University of Cologne (Germany) and also studying at the NYU Stern School of Business in New York City (USA).

From July 2017 to May 2022, he was  responsible for Corporate Strategy and M&A at HELLA. From April 2019 to May 2022, he additionally took responsibility for digital activities at HELLA as the Chief Digital Officer, where he also led the initial 9-month phase of the combination of Faurecia and HELLA as the Chief Integration Officer.

In June 2022 he joined Faurecia as Executive Vice President Digital Transformation.

Thorsten Muschal

Thorsten Muschal

Executive Vice-President, Sales & Program Management

Born in 1967, Thorsten Muschal graduated from Universities in Giessen und Bielefeld, Germany. Thorsten Muschal has been working within Group Faurecia since 1992.

Christophe Schmitt

Christophe SCHMITT

Executive Vice-President, Group Operations

Born in 1959. Graduated with a degree in Economics and Commercial Management and in Business Management from École Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC).

Jean-Pierre Sounillac

JEAN-PIERRE SOUNILLAC

Executive Vice-President, Group Human Resources

Born in 1963. Graduated in law, with degrees in Political Science from Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Toulouse and in Business from Institut de Gestion Sociale in Paris.

François Tardif

FRANÇOIS TARDIF

Executive Vice-President, Asia

Aged 55, Mr. Tardif is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure d’Électricité (Supélec) in Paris. He subsequently obtained his MBA from the Institut Français de Gestion.

HELLA'S MANAGEMENT BOARD
Michel Favre

Michel Favre

CEO

CEO of HELLA since 1 July 2022

Many years of experience in the automotive industry

Previously Chief Financial Officer at Faurecia and management positions at other well-known companies, including Valeo

 

Yves Andres

Yves Andres

Automotive Lighting

Member of the HELLA Management Board since 15 April 2022

Previously with Faurecia (since 2007), most recently responsible for the Clean Mobility Business Group

Management positions in finance, manufacturing, sales, programme management and general management

Dr. Lea Corzilius

Dr. Lea Corzilius

Lifecycle Solutions, Human Resources

With HELLA since 2017

Member of the management board Business Division Lighting. Responsible for worldwide Human Resources Management and HR Analytics.

She previously worked for McKinsey for six years

Bernard Schäferbarthold

Bernard Schäferbarthold

Finance, Controlling, Information Technology and Process Management

With HELLA since 2016

Long and extensive track record in finance, controlling, tax, IT and operations

Previously CFO at Nordex SE as well as auditor and tax consultant for the auditing and tax advisory firm Warth & Klein

Björn Twiehaus

Björn Twiehaus

Automotive Electronics

Joined HELLA in 2002

Various management positions in production, sales and product and program management

Extensive experience especially in the areas of energy management, body electronics and process optimization

HELLA'S SHAREHOLDERS' COMMITTEE
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart

Chairman
  • Studies in mechanical engineering and material science
  • 1977 - 2000 Various positions at BMW AG, most recently member of the Executive Board for the divisions research, development and purchasing
  • 2000 - 2004 Member of the Executive Board of Continental AG, from 2001 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Automotive Systems
  • 2004 - 2008 Chief Executive Officer of Infineon Technologies AG
  • 2013 - 2016 Director of Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. for Group Engineering (until 2015) and Technical Design (from 2015)
  • Since 2022 Member and Chairman of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Nordex SE (Chairman)
  • Webasto SE (Deputy Chairman)

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Patrick Koller

Patrick Koller

Vice Chairman
  • Studies in engineering
  • 1987 - 1999 Various positions in engineering and business development at CLECIM, VDO, and Hella
  • 1994 - 2000 Various General Management positions within Valeo, ultimately as Managing Director of Engine Cooling Europe Division
  • 2000 - 2006 Various positions at Rhodia, ultimately as Executive Vice President Industrial Operations
  • 2006 - 2015 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Automotive Seating Business Group
  • 2015 - 2016 Chief Operating Officer at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2016 Chief Executive Officer at Faurecia Group Since 2022 Member and deputy Chairman of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • Legrand SA (Member of the Conseil d’administration)
  • Faurecia SE (Member of the Conseil d’administration)

Other main occupations:

  • Member of the Conseil d’administration of the Fondation du College de France
Judith Buss

Judith Buss

  • Apprenticeship as bank clerk (Bankkauffrau) and studies in business administration (Diplom-Kauffrau)
  • 1995 - 1998 Project Manager Equity Capital Markets / IPOs, Westdeutsche Landesbank
  • 1998 - 2000 Project Manager Corporate Finance VEBA AG
  • 2000 - 2007 Vice President Mergers & Acquisitions E.ON SE
  • 2007 - 2016 CFO and member of the Executive Board of the global E.ON Exploration & Production group; commercial Managing Director/CFO at various international subsidiaries of E.ON Group in Essen, Stavanger/Norway and London/UK
  • 2016 - 2017 Head of Financial Governance Preussen Elektra AG at E.ON SE
  • 2017 - 2019 CFO and member of the Executive Board of the global E.ON Climate & Renewables group; commercial Managing Director of E.ON Climate & Renewables GmbH
  • Since 2020 Independent consultant, member on the Supervisory Boards of various Energy companies
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Since 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA and Chairwoman of its Audit Committee

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Uniper SE

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • Ignitis Group AB, Lithuania
Nolwenn Delaunay

Nolwenn Delaunay

  • Studies in Law, political sciences and commercial management
  • 2002 - 2007 Lawyer at the Paris Bar - Simmons & Simmons law firm
  • 2007 - 2015 Head of project finance and innovative contracts at Airbus Group
  • 2015 - 2019 Group General Counsel at Faurecia with additional roles as Secretary of the Board (since 2016) and Chief Compliance Officer (since 2018)
  • Since 2019 Executive Vice-President, Group General Counsel in charge of the Legal Department, the Compliance and Risk Department and the Secretariat of the Board of Directors at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Faurecia Automotive GmbH

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Olivier Durand

Olivier Durand

  • 1993 Diploma from HEC Graduate School of Management, Paris, France
  • Studies in finance and business administration
  • 1993 - 1994 Controller for Asia-Pacific region at the Adecco Group
  • 1994 - 1997 Financial Analyst China at Schneider Electric
  • 1997 - 2016 Various positions in controlling and finance at Alcatel-Lucent, including Chief Financial Officer China (2004 - 2008), Group Controller (2008 - 2016) and Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer (2016 - 2017)
  • 2017 - 2021 Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2021 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Clarion Electronics Business Group
  • Since 2022 Executive Vice President and Group Chief Financial Officer at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • Faurecia USA Holdings, Inc. (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia (China) Holding Co. Ltd. (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia Japan K.K. (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia Clarion Electronics Co., Ltd. (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia RE SA (Chairman of the Board of Directors)
Andreas Renschler

Andreas Renschler

  • Studies in industrial engineering and business administration
  • 1988 - 2014 Various Positions at Daimler AG, 2004 - 2014 member of the Executive Board (responsible for the divisions Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses)
  • 2015 - 2020 Member of the Executive Board of Volkswagen AG, responsible for the division Commercial Vehicles, Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of MAN SE, MAN Energy Solutions and Scania AB
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Since 2022 Member and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Deutsche Messe AG

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Christophe Schmitt

Christophe Schmitt

  • Studies in economics and commercial management
  • 1991 - 1998 Various positions at Sommer-Allibert in the areas of plant management and general management
  • 1998 - 2003 Industrial Director at Faurecia Interior Systems Business Group
  • 2003 - 2006 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Components Business Group
  • 2006 - 2013 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Interior Systems Business Group
  • 2013 - 2019 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Clean Mobility Business Group
  • Since 2019 Executive Vice President Group Operations at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA (until September 30, 2022)

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Faurecia Automotive GmbH

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • Clarion Corporation of America (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia USA Holdings, Inc. (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia Mexico Holdings, LLC (Member of the Board of Directors)
Jean-Pierre Sounillac

Jean-Pierre Sounillac

  • Studies in law, political sciences and human resources
  • 1989 - 2001 Various positions as HR Director at Groupe Chargeurs, Schlumberger and Valeo
  • 2001 - 2003 Vice President Human Resources at Faurecia Exhaust Systems Business Group
  • 2003 - 2004 Vice President Human Resources at Faurecia Components Business Group
  • Since 2004 Executive Vice President Human Resources at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Faurecia Automotive GmbH

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None