Jérôme Pannaud new CEO Renault Belux and Netherlands
On October 1st Belgian Jean-Paul Renaux, CEO of Renault Group Benelux, who is retiring, passes the torch to his French colleague, Jérôme Pannaud (55). Pannaud is Renault Russia’s commercial director since 2015.
Jérôme Pannaud, graduated from the Paris Institute for Political Studies (l’Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris), started his career at Renault in 1989 at several commercial departments in France and in the Netherlands, where he took the role of marketing coordinator.
In 2003, he became Marketing Director at Renault Belgium-Luxembourg, to return to Paris in 2006 as Commercial Director Utility Vans. In 2010, Pannaud became Marketing Director within the European commercial management, and Sales Director in 2013. In 2015, he moves to Russia as Commercial Director.
34-year-career at Renault
Current CEO, Jean-Paul Renaux (64), was heading since 2013 both Renault Belgium-Luxembourg and Renault Netherlands, after founding the ‘Cluster Group Renault Benelux’. The preceding six years he was CEO of Renault in the Netherlands.
Renaux, who graduated as civil engineer, started his career at Renault in 1984 at Aftersales with Renault Belux, becoming Aftersales Director in 1987 and pushing on internationally at Renault Europe Automobiles as Director Exploitation (1996), becoming CEO of Renault Switzerland (2004) and later top guy at Renault Netherlands (2010).