Jean-Dominique Senard

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Jean-Dominique Senard is the managing Chairman of Michelin.[1]

Senard was born on March 7, 1953. He is a graduate of France’s HEC business school. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Law.[1]

He began his career with Total, from September 1979 to September 1987, then with Saint Gobain, from 1987 to 1996. From September 1996 to March 2001, he was Chief Financial Officer of Pechiney and a member of its Group Executive Council. He was also head of Pechiney’s Primary Metal sector until 2004. As a member of Alcan’s Executive Committee, he was in charge of integrating Pechiney and served as Chairman of Pechiney SA.[1]

Senard joined Michelin in March 2005 as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Michelin Group Executive Council. In May 2007, he was appointed Non-General Managing Chairman of the Michelin Group. On 13 May 2011, Senard was appointed Managing Chairman of the Michelin Group alongside Michel Rollier, Chairman. On 11 May 11 2012, he became the Group’s sole Managing Chairman following Rollier’s departure.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Management Team, Michelin, accessed 5 June 2013.