25 March 2021

Nicolas Maure is appointed CEO of Groupe Renault Operations in Russia and CIS

Boulogne-Billancourt, March 25, 2021 - As of May 1, 2021, Nicolas Maure, currently EVP, Chief Turnaround Officer and member of Groupe Renault Board of Management (BoM), is appointed CEO of Groupe Renault Operations in Russia and CIS. He will report to Luca de Meo, CEO Groupe Renault.

The Group’s Turnaround mission will continue with the team reporting to members of the Board of Management.

In Russia, the Group's second largest market in terms of production and sales volumes with the Renault and LADA brands, the Renaulution is underway. We’re focusing on value creation and developing synergies for the benefit of our brands. Nicolas Maure's experience and knowledge of Russia and CIS will be an asset in this challenge. The Turnaround mission, led by Nicolas since September 2020 with the objective of generating cash and returning to profitability by 2023, remains an absolute priority for the company, said Luca de Meo, CEO Groupe Renault.

Under Nicolas Maure’s responsibility: the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kirgizstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia.


Nicolas Maure graduated from École Centrale de Paris (1983) and holds an MBA from INSEAD (1985), France.

He joined Renault in 2000 as Purchasing Director of the Parts and Accessories Division, after a career at Valeo and Faurecia. He then became Director of the Renault Quality Plan in March 2003 and General Manager of Société de Transmissions Automatiques in September 2004. In September 2006, Nicolas Maure was named Director of the Dacia Powertrain Plant in Romania. In August 2008, he became Vice President Powertrain at Renault-Nissan Purchasing Organization and, in March 2013, was appointed VP of Group Manufacturing Performance. In January 2014, Nicolas Maure was appointed Managing Director of Groupe Renault Romania and CEO of Automobile Dacia.

In April 2016, he became President & CEO of AVTOVAZ until May 2018. He then became Chairman of the Board of Directors of AVTOVAZ in June 2019. In January 1st, 2018, he is appointed SVP, Chairman of Eurasia Region. 

In September 2020, Nicolas Maure became EVP, Chief Turnaround Officer of Groupe Renault. In May 2021; he is appointed CEO of Groupe Renault Operations in Russia and CIS.

Groupe Renault is at the forefront of a mobility that is reinventing itself. Strengthened by its alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors, and its unique expertise in electrification, Groupe Renault comprises 5 complementary brands - Renault, Dacia, LADA, Alpine and Mobilize - offering sustainable and innovative mobility solutions to its customers. Established in more than 130 countries, it currently employs more than 180,000 people and has sold 2,9 million vehicles in 2020.

Ready to pursue challenges both on the road and in competition, Groupe Renault is committed to an ambitious transformation that will generate value. This is centered on the development of new technologies and services, and a new range of even more competitive, balanced and electrified vehicles. In line with environmental challenges, the Group’s ambition is to achieve carbon neutrality in Europe by 2050.

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