Chief Executive Officer and Managing General Partner
Jean-Dominique Senard graduated from France’s HEC business school (Hautes Etudes Commerciales). He also holds a Master’s Degree in Law.
He began his career in various financial and operations positions with Total, from 1979 to 1987, and then with Saint-Gobain, from 1987 to 1996.
From 1996 to 2001, he was Chief Financial Officer of Pechiney and a member of its Group Executive Council. He was also head of Pechiney’s Primary Aluminum sector until 2004. As a member of Alcan’s Executive Committee, he was in charge of integrating Pechiney and served as Chairman of Pechiney SA.
Jean-Dominique Senard joined Michelin in March 2005 as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Michelin Group Executive Council.
In May 2007, he was appointed Managing Partner of the Michelin Group.
During the Group’s 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 13, 2011, Jean-Dominique Senard was appointed Managing General Partner of the Michelin Group alongside Michel Rollier.
Jean-Dominique Senard has been CEO of the Michelin Group since May 11th, 2012.