Biography of François Marion

Chief Communications Officer

François Marion is Chief Communications Officer and Member of the Group Executive Committee since July 1, 2022.

Marion joined Valeo in March 2012 as Group Strategy Vice President for Strategy and External Relations, and member of the Executive Committee. In 2016, he became Product Line Director, Lighting Special Products in the Valeo Group. From 2018 to 2022, he was President of Valeo in China.

Before joining Valeo, Marion was from 2010 to 2012 an Advisor at the private office of the Minister of Economy, Finance & Industry, in the French Government. He started his career in 2002 at the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry where he held various positions: Desk Officer for the World Bank and African Bank Unit, head of market operations at Agence France Trésor, Head of the Official Development Assistance Unit, and then Head of Unit Transportation Operators & Rail at the French Government Shareholding Agency.

Marion graduated from the Ecole normale supérieure, the University Pierre & Marie Curie (Paris VI) and the Ecole nationale supérieure des Télécommunications in physics and mathematics. He holds a PhD in Quantum Physics.