Senior Vice President, Renault, and Chairman and CEO, Renault Brazil
Born in March 7, 1966, Olivier Murguet graduated from the École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ECSP Europe) and from the London Business School. He joined Renault in 1990, as a controller at Renault Portugal. In 1996, he was appointed Dealership Network Director at the Commercial Subsidiary of Renault in Brazil, where he remained until mid-1999 to become Dealership Network Director for the Paris/Île-de-France Region and then Commercial Director France. He afterward became Country General Manager at Renault Poland, Country General Manager for the Commercial Subsidiary of Renault in Spain and Country General Manager for Renault Mexico. In 2010, he became Commercial Director for the Americas Region. On January 1st, 2012, Olivier Murguet was appointed as President of Renault Brazil.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a strategic partnership between Paris-based Renault and Yokohama, Japan-based Nissan, which together sell one in 10 cars worldwide. The companies, which have been strategic partners since 1999, have 350,000 employees and five major brands: Renault, Nissan, Renault Samsung Motors, Dacia and Infiniti. They sold 7.28 million cars in 2010, making the Alliance the world’s third largest automotive group. Since its founding 12 years ago, the cross-cultural Alliance has expanded significantly, particularly into emerging markets. The Alliance is the auto industry’s leading champion of sustainable transportation and the only one to have mass-market, affordable zero-emission vehicles for mainstream consumers.