Michel Giannuzzi took over as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Verallia Group in September 2017. He was born in 1964 and previously served for just over a decade as CEO of Tarkett, - a company that believes that corporate sustainability is about achieving a long-term balance between people, the planet and profit. Michel has spent his career in various industries - beginning in 1988 with Michelin. From his initial diverse industrial responsibilities in France and the United Kingdom, he went on to manage a tire production unit using innovative technologies before taking on the responsibility of reengineering the supply chain in Europe and becoming CEO of Michelin Japan. In 2001, he joined the Valeo Group as Vice President and member of the Executive Committee, successively in charge of the global Electrical Systems and Wiper Systems businesses.