Eric Chauvirey’s biography

Director representing employees, member of the Compensation Committee and of the Strategy Committee


Through his long experience in the Group and his involvement in the employee representative bodies and trade unions, Éric Chauvirey has in-depth knowledge of the Group’s business and employee relations, which are essential attributes for a director representing employees.

He has been employed by Valeo since 1999 in production (Étaples-sur-Mer) and R&D (Montigny-le-Bretonneux & Cergy). He began his career with Valeo as Head of Project Design at Étaples-sur-Mer, before being appointed Head of Pre-Project Research & Development in 2005 for Valeo Systèmes de Liaison. In 2007, he was promoted to the position of Head of Project Quality for Valeo Systèmes de Contrôle Moteur, the Group’s engine management systems unit in Cergy, then became Project Manager in 2012. In September 2014, he was appointed Head of Prototype Scheduling. Since December 1, 2017, he has been R&D Knowledge Manager, responsible for managing the Valeo Experts.

He was a member of the Works Council, and trade union representative at the Cergy site, and central trade union representative for Valeo Systèmes de Contrôle Moteur. He was also a member of the Central Works Council, Chairman of the Economic Commission, and Group negotiator for the Force Ouvrière trade union. Éric Chauvirey holds an engineering degree in Industrial Design and Production from the ESCPI-CNAM.

He has also completed a training course on the role of company directors run by the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (IEP) in partnership with the French Institute of Directors (Institut français des administrateurs – IFA).

He is a French citizen and speaks French and English.