Jacques Aschenbroich

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Jacques Aschenbroich

Jacques André Aschenbroich (born June 3, 1954 in Lyon, France) is the CEO of Valeo. He speaks English, German and Portuguese. He is married and is the father of three children.[1]


After holding different posts in the French civil service, he was a member of the Prime Minister’s cabinet in 1987 and 1988. He then moved into industry, and was with the Saint-Gobain Group from 1988 to 2008. He directed the Group’s subsidiaries in Brazil and Germany before becoming Managing Director of the Flat Glass Division of the Compagnie de Saint-Gobain. He went on to become President of Saint-Gobain Vitrage in 1996. From October 2001 to December 2008, he was Senior Vice-President of Saint-Gobain, managing the Flat Glass and High Performance Materials sectors from January 2007, and the Group’s operations in the United States from September 2007.

An acknowledged specialist in the industry, he was appointed CEO and Member of the Board of the automotive parts maker Valeo in 2009. Since March 2009, he has implemented a new strategic plan to ensure the Group’s growth in two strategic directions: technologies for reducing CO2 emissions and emerging markets. He has launched a reorganisation of the Group around 4 main Business Groups: Comfort & Driving Assistance Systems, Powertrain Systems, Thermal Systems, and Visibility Systems.



  • 1982: Deputy Regional Director, responsible for the Industrial Development Division at the Industry and Research Regional Management for Lorraine
  • 1983-1985: "Chargé de mission" for Economic Problems to the Prefect, Commissioner of the Republic for the Lorraine region, and deputy regional delegate for the Agence nationale de la valorisation et de la recherche (Anvar)
  • 1985-1987: "Chargé de mission" at the Délégation à l'aménagement du territoire (Datar)
  • 1985-1986: Secretary general of the Interministerial Committee for Assistance in localising activities (Ciala) for the Datar
  • 1986-1987 : Team Coordinator for localising industrial and tertiary activities for the
  • 1987-1988: Technical adviser for industrial affairs in the Prime Minister’s cabinet
  • 1989-1991: General Manager of Sama (Saint Gobain Group)
  • 1989-1991: Secretary general of Brasilit (Saint Gobain Group)
  • 1991-1993: Member of the Supervisory Board and General Manager of the Building Division of Végla (Saint Gobain Group)
  • 1993-1996: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Végla (Saint Gobain Group)
  • 1994 : CEO of Sekurit Saint-Gobain international (Saint Gobain Group)
  • 1996-2007: Chairman and CEO of Saint-Gobain Vitrage and General Manager of the Flat Glass Division
  • 2001-2008 : Senior Vice-President of the Saint Gobain Group
  • 2007-2008: General Manager of the Flat Glass, High Performance Materials and Innovation Divisions of the Saint-Gobain Group
  • 2007-2008: General delegate for the United States and Canada for the Saint-Gobain Group
  • Since 2009: CEO of Valeo

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  1. ^ Biographie Reuters
  2. ^ legifrance.gouv.fr