Eric-Philippe Vinesse has an engineering degree from the École Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace (ENSAE, France) and an Mphil in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Birmingham (UK). In September 1984, he joined Michelin at the Ladoux Technology Center as a Noise and Vibration Research Engineer. He has held various positions in the Group's R&D centers in the fields of physics and product research and development in France, the United States, and twice in Japan, including as Head of Research and Testing for Asia in 2000. In 2017, he was named Vice President of Development for the Group's Passenger Car and Light Truck business. Since March 25, 2019, Eric-Philippe Vinesse is Executive Vice President Research & Development. He is a member of the Group Executive Committee.