Christophe Périllat’s biography

Director and Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Portrait of Christophe Périllat, Valeo Board Member

Christophe PÉRILLAT-PIRATOINE has been Director and Chief Operating Officer of Valeo since May, 2021.

Christophe Périllat joined Valeo in 2000 as a Division General Manager following the acquisition of Labinal’s automotive business. From 2002, he headed up the Group’s Interior Controls branch, before serving as President of the Comfort & Driving Assistance Systems Business Group from 2009 to 2011.

He was named Chief Operating Officer in March 2011. In this capacity, Christophe was responsible for Valeo’s four Business Groups (Powertrain Systems, Thermal Systems, Comfort & Driving Assistance Systems and Visibility Systems), its aftermarket business (Valeo Service) and four networks (Industrial, Quality, Projects and Purchasing). In October 2020, he was appointed Associate Chief Executive Officer and has become Deputy Chief Executive Officer since May 2021. 

Prior to joining Valeo, Christophe Périllat previously spent ten years in the aerospace industry at equipment manufacturer Labinal, where he held roles in logistics as well as plant, project and subsidiary management positions in France and the United States.

Christophe Périllat is also a board member at ALD.

Christophe Périllat is a graduate of École Polytechnique and École des Mines. He also holds an EMBA from the French business school HEC.