Senior Vice President, Quality and Total Customer Satisfaction deputy head and Manufacturing Quality of Groupe Renault
Born in 1965, Philippe Guerin-Boutaud earned engineering degrees from Ecole Centrale de Paris in 1987 and additionally obtained a Master of Science in Mechanical Dynamic Systems Modeling.
He joined Renault SA in 1989 and served in various domains such as vehicle performance evaluation, vehicle design, vehicle packaging and manufacturing engineering. In 2002, he has been appointed Manufacturing Engineering General Manager in Valladolid Plant. In 2006, he was assigned Architecture and Trim & Chassis Engineering Vice President at Renault Technocentre. In 2010, he moved to Korea where he served as Renault Samsung Motors Engineering EVP.
In 2012, Philippe Guerin-Boutaud became Global Program Director for Nissan B-Platform (B-Upper segment, C-Hatch, C-Sedan) and for Japanese Kei-car programs and moved to Japan. In 2014, he was appointed Nissan Corporate Vice President in charge of the Global Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) Business Unit. Responsible for all activities from product & engineering to sales & marketing, he developed strong sales momentum launching new award-winning Pick-Ups Navara and Titan, deepening cooperation with Renault, developing new partnerships and triplicating the contribution to Nissan profit.
Since 1 April 2017, he has been Senior Vice President, Quality and Total Customer Satisfaction deputy head and Manufacturing Quality of Groupe Renault. He is a member of the Renault Management Committee.