Eric Chauvirey’s biography

Director representing employee shareholders – Member of the Audit and Risks Committee

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

Eric Chauvirey has been employed by Valeo since 1999 at the French production (Étaples-sur-Mer) and R&D (Montigny-le-Bretonneux & Cergy) sites. He began his career at Valeo as Head of Project Design at Étaples-sur-Mer, before being appointed as Head of Pre-Project Research & Development in 2005 for Valeo Systèmes de Liaison.

In 2007, he was promoted as 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 before being appointed Head of Prototype Scheduling in September 2014. Since December 1, 2017, he has been R&D Knowledge Manager, responsible for managing the Valeo Experts network. He also sits on the Supervisory Board of the employees’ mutual fund (FCPE) Valeorizon.

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.

On June 30, 2017, he was appointed director representing employees by the Group Works Council for a period of four years. Having been nominated by the employee shareholders as a candidate for the position of director representing employee shareholders at the beginning of 2024, he was appointed to this position by the Shareholders’ Meeting of 23 May 2024 for a period of four years.

Eric 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).

Eric Chauvirey is a French citizen and speaks French and English.