Senior Vice President, Product Planning of Groupe Renault

Born in 1962, Ali Kassai studied at INSA-Lyon and holds a doctorate in turbomechanical vibrations.

He began his career at Renault in 1990 as an acoustics research engineer. In 1992 he joined the Transmissions Department as head of the research unit in charge of clutches and gearbox housing. In 2002, he left engineering to move to the Product Planning Department as head of the engines and transmissions range. In October 2008, after a cross-functional assignment in reducing powertrain diversity, Ali Kassai was appointed head of the B program in charge of Clio, Captur and Twingo, and managed the partnership with Daimler over the Edison Project.

Since 1 February 2015, Ali Kassai is appointed Senior Vice President, Product Planning of Groupe Renault. He is a member of the Renault Management Committee.