The organization of the Michelin Group

The Group’s operating activities are headed by a Business Operations Department and organized into four product lines that are dedicated to bringing products and services to their markets worldwide. The product lines each define their own strategy and are responsible for their results. They include:

  • Passenger Car and Light Truck Product Line
  • Truck Product Line
  • Specialty Product Line including the Earthmover, Agricultural, Two-Wheel and Aircraft lines
  • Materials Product Line
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The Corporate Departments ensure the consistency of the Group’s policies. They provide specialized assistance to the product lines, lending expertise as appropriate and guaranteeing process efficiency. The Corporate Departments include:

  • Brands and External Relations, notably supervising the operations of Michelin Travel Partner (travel services) and Michelin Lifestyle (non-tire licensed products under the MICHELIN brand)
  • Corporate Development
  • Digital Activities
  • Distribution, overseeing Euromaster, TCi, franchising and wholesaling
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Legal
  • Personnel 
  • Purchasing
  • Quality, Audit and Risk Management 
  • Research and Development

The Progress and Geographic Zones Department is responsible for ensuring that progress initiatives are aligned with the Group’s strategy while developing suitable progress methods for the Group’s various units. It leads the product line support functions in the Group’s seven host regions (Geographic Zones), which have been identified based on their specific features. These regions are: Africa-India-Middle East, China, East Asia and Australia, Eastern Europe, Europe, North America and South America.

Key figures

The Group in numbers


Activity areas‏