Renault Group

EVP, Engineering


Gilles Le Borgne, 57, is a graduate of the École Nationale Supérieure des Céramiques industrielles. After more than thirty years with the PSA Group, Gilles Le Borgne is recognized as one of France's leading and most comprehensive experts in vehicle engineering and design. After eight years of research and development on materials and technologies, he became chief engineer of the Citroën C3 phase I platform. He then took responsibility for advanced vehicle concepts for seven years. In 2010, he was appointed head of the Pre-Projects Department, before becoming Director of Research and Development in April 2013 and then Quality and Engineering Director of the PSA Group from September 2016 to May 2019. From January 2015 to May 2018, he was also Chairman of the Automotive Technical Committee (CTA) within the PFA (Platform of the Automotive Sector). In 2018, he received the "Eurostar" prize awarded by Automotive News Europe in the "Product Development Executive" category, and was selected as “Man of the Year” in 2019” by the automotive journal. In 2021, he received a new "Eurostar" award in the "Product Development Executive" category. Since January 6th, 2020, Gilles Le Borgne is Executive Vice President, Engineering, Groupe Renault. He is a member of the Groupe Renault Executive Committee.