Jacques Aschenbroich’s biography

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Valeo

Portrait of Jacques Aschenbroich, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Valeo

Following the change in the Group’s governance on January 26, 2022, Jacques Aschenbroich remains Chairman of the Board of Directors of Valeo. Jacques Aschenbroich was Chief Executive Officer of the Group from March 20, 2009 until February 18, 2016, then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until January 26, 2022. He has extensive experience in senior executive positions in major industrial groups in France and abroad, as well as senior positions in the public service.

Before joining Valeo, he held several positions in the French administration and served in the Prime Minister’s office in 1987 and 1988. He then pursued an industrial career in the Saint-Gobain group from 1988 to 2008. After having managed subsidiaries in Brazil and Germany, he became Managing Director of the Flat Glass division of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain and went on to become Chairman of Saint-Gobain Vitrage in 1996.

As Senior Vice-President of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain from October 2001 to December 2008, he managed the flat glass and high-performance materials sectors as from January 2007 and, as the Vice-Chairman of Saint-Gobain Corporation and General Delegate to the United States and Canada, he directed the operations of the group in the United States as from September 1, 2007. He was also a director of Esso SAF until June 2009.

He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ecole Nationale Supérieure Mines ParisTech, Director of BNP Paribas, Director of TotalEnergies and Co-Chairman of the Franco-Japanese Business Club.

Distinctions :
Officer of the Legion of Honour
Officer in the National Order of Merit

Jacques Aschenbroich graduated in engineering from École des Mines.

He is a French citizen and speaks French, English, German and Portuguese.