Jacques Aschenbroich has been Chief Executive Officer of Valeo since March 20, 2009, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since February 18, 2016. He has extensive experience in senior executive positions in major industrial groups in France and abroad, as well as senior positions in the public service.
Before joining Valeo, he held several positions in the French administration and served in the Prime Minister’s office in 1987 and 1988. He then pursued an industrial career in the Saint-Gobain group from 1988 to 2008. After having managed subsidiaries in Brazil and Germany, he became Managing Director of the Flat Glass division of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain and went on to become Chairman of Saint-Gobain Vitrage in 1996.
As Senior Vice-President of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain from October 2001 to December 2008, he managed the flat glass and high-performance materials sectors as from January 2007 and, as the Vice-Chairman of Saint-Gobain Corporation and General Delegate to the United States and Canada, he directed the operations of the group in the United States as from September 1, 2007. He was also a director of Esso SAF until June 2009.
Jacques Aschenbroich graduated in engineering from École des Mines. He is a French citizen and speaks French, English, German and Portuguese.