The Renault Board of Directors of February 9th, 2017 appointed Mr. Yasuhiro Yamauchi, as director proposed by Nissan. He replaces Mr. Hiroto Saïkawa, who resigned on December 12, 2016, for the remaining duration of the term, i.e. until the 2018 Annual General Meeting.
Mr. Yasuhiro Yamauchi has been the Chief Competitive Officer of Nissan Motor Co, Ltd. since November 1st, 2016.
He begins his career in Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., in 1981, where he occupies various executive positions in the purchasing function, as well as in RNPO. In April, 2014, Mr. Yasuhiro Yamauchi is appointed Alliance Global Vice President, Senior Vice President, Alliance Purchasing, in charge of the convergence of the Management and the Human resources of purchasing functions, Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply chain of Renault and Nissan.
Born on February 2nd, 1956, Yasuhiro Yamauchi is awarded a diploma by the School of Social sciences of International Christian University of Tokyo, in Japan.
About Groupe Renault
A carmaker since 1898, Groupe Renault is an international group with a presence in 125 countries, which sold more than 2.8 million vehicles in 2015. Today, it brings together more than 120,000 employees, has 36 manufacturing sites and 12,000 points of sale around the world. In order to address the great technological challenges of the future and pursue its profitable growth strategy, the Group is concentrating on its international development, the complementarity of its three brands (Renault, Dacia and Renault Samsung Motors), electric vehicles and its unique alliance with Nissan. With a new Formula 1 stable and a strong commitment to Formula E, Renault is using automotive sport to drive innovation, image and brand awareness.