Carlos

Events

Born in Brazil

1954

Receives chemical Engineering degree from École Polytechnique

March 9 1974

Graduates from École des Mines de Paris. Joins Michelin

1978

Becomes plant manager at Le Puy

1981

Becomes head of R&D

1984

Becomes COO of South American operations. Turns company around

1985

President and COO of North American operations

1989

Named CEO of North American operations

1990

Joins Renault as Executive VP of advanced R&D, car engineering and development, power train operations, manufacturing, and purchasing. Gains nickname, “Le Cost-Killer”

1996

Named Nissan president and COO

1999