Corporate governance in Valeo is overseen and led by its board of directors and operational committee, and supported by regular and transparent financial communication.

The Board of Directors

The principal role of the Board of Directors is to determine Valeo’s business strategies and ensure that these strategies are implemented effectively. Board members have a diverse range of expertise and backgrounds—including in economics, manufacturing, and finance—that help inform their leadership and decision making.


The Board of Directors has set up the following four committees to make recommendations on key issues, enhance the Board’s operating procedure, and ensure the Group’s sustainable growth.

  • Audit and Risks Committee
  • Compensation Committee
  • Governance, Appointment and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
  • Strategy Committee

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Operational Committee

The Operational Committee meets once a month to review operational management, coordinate projects and help implement the Group’s strategy. The Operational Committee is responsible to define the Group’s strategic directions, to monitor the operational management of the Business Groups, and to coordinate project implementation.

The Operational Committee chaired by Jacques Aschembroich, Group CEO, is comprised of 15 members, including the CEO, the Functional Directors and the Presidents of the Business Groups and of Valeo Service.

Operational Committee member

Jacques Aschenbroich, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Geoffrey Bouquot, Vice-President, Corporate Strategy and External Relations
Fabienne de Brébisson, Vice-President, Communications
Robert Charvier, Chief Financial Officer
Catherine Delhaye, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Xavier Dupont, President, Powertrain Systems Business Group
Eric Antoine Fredette, General Counsel
Bruno Guillemet, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources
Maurizio Martinelli, President, Visibility Systems Business Group
Axel Joachim Maschka, Senior Vice President, Sales & Business Development
Francisco Moreno, President, Thermal Systems Business Group
Christophe Périllat, Chief Operating Officer
Eric Schuler, President, Valeo Service Activity
Jean-François Tarabbia, Senior Vice President, Research & Development and Product Marketing
Marc Vrecko, President, Comfort and Driving Assistance Systems Business Group

National Directors

Burak Akin, Turkey
Ashok Kumar Belani, India
Françoise Colpron, North America
Manuel Sanchez-Gijon, Spain
Rebecca Cullinan, ASEAN
David Gstalder, Poland
Anders Karlsson, Russia
Sung-Ho Kim, South Korea
Maurizio Martinelli, Italy
Reginaldo Hermogenes, South America
François Marion, China 
Ali Ordoobadi, Japan
Andreas Heinrich, Germany

Other Functional Director

Rodolphe Garnier, Group Internal Audit and Internal Control Director

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