February 11, 2003 - Louis Schweitzer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Renault, was co-opted by the Vivendi Environnement Supervisory Board on February 6, 2003.
Louis Schweitzer started his career as a civil servant. From 1981 until 1986, he served as chief of staff of Laurent Fabius in various Government Ministries and at Matignon (during the period when Mr. Fabius was the French Prime Minister). In 1986, he joined Renault, where in 1988 he became Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategic Planning. In 1989, he was appointed Executive Vice President and Deputy Chief Operating Officer and then President and Chief Operating Officer in December 1990. He became Chairman and CEO of Renault Group in May 1992.
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