Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PEUGEOT S.A. / Member of the Finance and Audit Committee/ Member of the Appointments, Compensation and Governance Committee / Independent Member.
A graduate of the HEC business school and Ecole Nationale d’Administration, Louis Gallois began his career in the French Treasury Department and then became chief of staff for Jean-Pierre Chevènement at the Ministry of Research and Technology. After that, he was Head of the Industry Department at the Ministry of Industry and policy officer at the Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Privatisation before ultimately serving on Mr Chevènement’s staff at the Ministry of Defence. After that, he held the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, first at Snecma and then at Aerospatiale. After serving as President of SNCF-French Railways from 1996 to 2006, he was one of the co-Chief Executive Officers of the EADS Group until 2007, then Chief Executive Officer until June 2012. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Airbus from September 2006 to August 2007.