Christophe Périllat’s biography

Associate Chief Executive Officer

Christophe Perillat, Valeo's Chief Operating Officer (COO)After 10 years spent working in the aerospace industry, both in France and in North America, Christophe Périllat-Piratoine joined Valeo in 2000 as a Division General Manager upon the acquisition of Labinal’s automotive business. He then managed, from 2002, the Switches and Detection Systems Branch and then the Interior Controls Branch.

In 2009 he was appointed President of the Comfort and Driving Assistance Systems Business Group. As Chief Operating Officer, head of the Group’s Operations, since 2011, he has been responsible for the four Business Groups (Powertrain Systems, Thermal Systems, Comfort and Driving Assistance Systems, and Visibility Systems) as well as the Valeo Service aftermarket activity until October 2020.

Christophe Périllat-Piratoine is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, the Ecole des Mines and the HEC business school (Executive MBA).