Gilles Le Borgne, former executive VP of quality and engineering at PSA Group, has been appointed by Groupe Renault as executive VP of engineering and a member of the group executive committee (CEG). He succeeds Gaspar Gascon Abellan who has left the company to pursue personal projects. For an interim period he will report to chief executive officer Clotilde Delbos.
Delbos said, “For 30 years Gaspar has been involved in Renault’s engineering teams and, at its head, has significantly developed powertrain engineering and contributed to the design of successful vehicles.
“The arrival of Gilles Le Borgne as head of the group’s product engineering teams will accelerate the transformation of our engineering and effectively consolidate our R&D in the context of high technological stakes and rapidly changing environmental regulations in Europe and around the world.
“His extensive experience and track record, recognized throughout the automotive industry, will also help develop and optimize operational synergies within Renault and the Alliance.”