Louis Schweitzer

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"Mr. Louis Schweitzer has been the Chairman of Management Board at Renault-Nissan BV since March 2002 and also serves as its President. Mr. Schweitzer serves as Honorary President of Renault SA. He has been the President of France's Equal Opportunities and Anti-Discrimination Commission of the (HALDE) since March 2005. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Renault SA from June 10, 1999 to April 2005 and also served as its Executive Vice President of Finance and Planning. He served as President of the Renault-Nissan Alliance Board from May 2002 to April 2005. Mr. Schweitzer served as Secretary of Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV from 2005 to March 2008.

"Mr. Schweitzer served as Inspector of Finances and from 1981 to 1986, He became a Treasury auditor in 1970 and served as a Civil Servant at the Budget Department then served for five years as chief of the staff of Mr. Laurent Fabius, (who was Minister of Budget in 1981, Minister for Industry and Research in 1983, and Prime Minister from 1984 to 1986) and Deputy Minister of Budget, Minister of Industry and Research and Prime Minister of France. In 1986, he joined Renault's senior management as Director and later served as Head of Strategic Planning, Director of Planning and Management Control and later served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President from 1988 to 1992 and as President and Chief Operating Officer from 1990 to 1992. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Haute Autorité de lutte contre les discriminations et pour l'égalité (HALDE).

"He has been the Chairman of Volvo AB since January 2010. He serves as Chairman of the Board of AstraZeneca AB. Mr. Schweitzer has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of AstraZeneca Plc since January 1, 2005. He serves as Chairman of the Board Festival d'Avignon, Friends of the Quai Branly Museum and Cercle de l'Orchestre de Paris. He serves as Chairman of Supervisory Board at Le Monde SA. Mr. Schweitzer has been Chairman of the Antidiscrimination and Equality Authority (Haute Autorité de lutte contre les discriminations et pour l'égalité) since 2005. He served as Chairman of the Board of Electricite de France SA.

"He served as Non-Executive Chairman of Renault of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. He serves as Chairman of BNP Paribas, Compagnie Financière Renault, and Renault Crédit International Banque. Mr. Schweitzer served as Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV until March 2008. Mr. Schweitzer served as Chairman of Renault SA from June 10, 1999 to December 2008. He has been a Non-Executive Director of AstraZeneca Plc since March 11, 2004. He has been a Director of BNP Paribas Hungaria Bank Rt. since May 15, 2007. Mr. Schweitzer has been Vice Chairman of Veolia Environnement SA (formerly, Vivendi Environment SA) since November 2009, and its Independent Director since April 30, 2003, BNP Paribas North America Inc. since May 2007 and BNP Paribas since December 14, 1993. He serves as Senior Independent Director of Veolia Environnement S.A. He serves at Alcan France S.A.S. He serves as Director of L'Oreal India Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Schweitzer has been a Director of L'Oreal SA since April 26, 2005. He served as a Director of RCI Banque SA.

"He served as Director of Renault SA from May 1992 to May 6, 2005. He served as Director of Volvo AB since 2001. Mr. Schweitzer has been a Member of the Supervisory Board of Philips Lighting B.V and Philips Electronics Singapore Pte. Ltd. since 1997. He serves as a Member of the Board of National Foundation for Political Sciences, French Institute of International Relations, Louvre Museum and Quai Branly Museum. He has been Member of the Supervisory Board for Philips Electronics North America Corporation since 1997. He serves as a Member of International Advisory Board of Allianz SE. He serves as Director of Institut français des relations internationales. He has been a Member of International Advisory Committee of Robert Bosch GmbH since March 08, 2011. He served as a Director of Electricite de France SA from July 1999 to May 20, 2008. He served as Member of Advisory council of Banque de France. He served as Member of the Supervisory Board for Veolia Environnement SA until April 30, 2003. He served as a Member of Supervisory Board of Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV since 1997. He is a Commander of the Legion of Honor and a Grand Officer of the National Order of Merit. Mr. Schweitzer graduated in 1970 as "Inspecteur des finances" from "Ecole Nationale d'Administration". Mr. Schweitzer holds a Masters degree in Law and studied at the "Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris" and a Bachelor of Laws."[1]

Louis Schweitzer іs the son оf Pierre-Paul Schweitzer, Managing Director оf the International Monetary Fund (IMF) frоm 1963 tо 1973. He іs the grandnephew оf Albert Schweitzer, аnd sо related tо Jean-Paul Sartre.

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  1. businessweek Louis Schweitzer, organizational web page, accessed June 28, 2012.