Yves Chapot holds a degree as a Certified Public Accountant.
After an initial work experience at the Arthur Andersen consulting and audit firm, Yves Chapot joined the Michelin Group in 1992, assuming various management responsibilities within the internal audit team.
In 1997, he was appointed General Manager for Taurus in Hungary. In 1999, he became Chief Financial Officer for Europe.
From 2005 to 2012, he was Director of Michelin China. From 2007 to 2009 he was also in charge of the Passenger Car and Light Truck Tire business for Asia.
In 2012, he was named head of Euromaster, then becoming Executive Vice President, Distribution, and a member of the Group Executive Committee, in December 2014.
In March 2017, he was appointed Executive Vice President for the Passenger Car and Light Truck Product Line.
In January 2018, Yves Chapot becomes Executive Vice President, Automotive Business Lines. He supervises the Automotive B2C Global Brands, Automotive B2C Regional Brands, Automotive Original Equipment Business Lines, and the three Regions: Africa, India, Middle East; East Asia and Australia; China.
On May 18, 2018, Yves Chapot is named General Manager of the Group.