The French carmaker Renault has announced the appointment of Fabrice Cambolive as the Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective as of June 1, 2022.
In his new role, Cambolive will steer the brand’s operations, lead the Renault Management Committee, and report to Luca de Meo, CEO of Renault Group, an official statement from the company stated.
His primary responsibilities will involve developing and managing the company’s medium-term plan transversally across all functions of the business and overseeing the brand’s launches of 14 new vehicles by 2025, the release added.
Meo, said Cambolive, with his in-depth knowledge of the Group and his extensive international experience, will be able to accelerate the execution of the Renaulution plan and create value by transforming Renault into a fully electric brand by 2030, as well as a key player in new energy sources and digital technologies.
A graduate from TBS Education Business School in Toulouse, France, Cambolive has been associated with the company since 1992 and has held various international Sales & Marketing positions for twenty years in Spain, Switzerland, France, Germany & Romania.
His international career continued in 2011 when he was appointed Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Russia and the Eurasia region before being appointed as CEO of Renault do Brazil in 2015.
Further, in 2017, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, Chairman of the Africa-Middle-East-India-Pacific region.
While in 2021, Cambolive was appointed Senior Vice President, Sales & Operations for the Renault brand, in charge of deploying the Renaulution strategic plan globally and leading the brand’s business model transformation.