Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise


Member of the Supervisory Board of PEUGEOT S.A. / Member of the Strategy Committee / Member of the Asia Business Development Committee / Independent Member


A graduate of ESCP and a chartered accountant, Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise began his career in the United States as a Financial Controller with Allendale Insurance. He then spent four years as an Audit Manager with Coopers & Lybrand in Paris before joining the Chargeurs group where he occupied several positions in finance before becoming the Chief Financial Officer of Croisières Paquet for one year and then Chief Executive Officer for 10 years.

He joined the SEB Group in 1994 as the Chief Executive Officer of Calor, and became its Chairman in 1996. In 1999, Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise was appointed Vice-Chairman of the SEB Group and, he became its Chairman and CEO in 2000.


Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise brings to the Board his experience as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SEB, a French industrial group that is very active on the international market.