Carlos Tavares re-elected ACEA President for 2019

Brussels, 7 December 2018 – Today, the Board of Directors of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has re-elected Carlos Tavares as its President for the year 2019.

Mr Tavares, who is Chairman of the Managing Board of Groupe PSA, was elected unanimously to lead ACEA for a second year, on the proposal of the Board of Directors.

ACEA’s President is elected for a year-long term from the CEOs, Presidents and Chairmen of its member companies, with the possibility of re-election once.


Notes for editors

Carlos Tavares, a graduate of Ecole Centrale de Paris, held a number of different positions with the Renault Group from 1981 to 2004, before joining Nissan where he served as Executive Vice President, Chairman of the Management Committee Americas and President of Nissan North America from 2009. He was named Group Chief Operating Office of Renault in 2011. Mr Tavares was appointed Chairman of the Managing Board of Groupe PSA in March 2014.

About the EU automobile industry

  • 12.9 million Europeans work in the automotive sector
  • 8.3% of all manufacturing jobs in the EU
  • €392.2 billion in tax revenue for European governments
  • €101.9 billion trade surplus for the European Union
  • Over 7% of EU GDP generated by the auto industry
  • €59.1 billion in R&D spending annually, 31% of EU total
Content type Press release
Tags/topics
Vehicle types All vehicles
back to topback to top