biography Gilles Normand

Title: SVP, Electric Vehicle, Groupe Renault
Year of birth: 1962
Studies: EDHEC

Born in 1962, Gilles Normand graduated from EDHEC business school, France. He started his career at Renault, in 1988, at Product Planning department before moving to Sales & Marketing Division. In 1998, he was appointed Vice President, Commercial Coordination, for Renault Mercosur.

In 1999, he joined Nissan in Japan to take in charge the Sales & Marketing for Latin America and Caribbean. In 2003, he was appointed President of Nissan Motor Espana prior to becoming Corporate Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Middle East, Africa & Latin America in 2006. In 2009, he was appointed Corporate Vice President, in charge of Africa, Middle East and India for Nissan, Infiniti and LCV Business Units and in charge of Europe for Infiniti and LCV Business Units.

In April 2012, he became Senior Vice President, Chairman of Asia-Pacific region of Groupe Renault.

Since 1 January 2017, Gilles Normand is Senior Vice President, Electric Vehicle of Groupe Renault. He is a member of Groupe Renault Management Committee.