Peligry takes up chief financial officer role at Europcar

Peligry takes up chief financial officer role at Europcar

Europcar Group has announced the appointment of Luc Peligry as chief financial officer, in addition to his role as a member of the executive committee.

Peligry has a strong background in finance and management in different business environments, including health, food, chemical, and consulting.

Before joining the Europcar Group, he was general manager, finance and operations at Pierre Fabre Laboratoires, a French pharma and dermo-cosmetic group for six years.

Previously, he held the same position at Invivo NSA and was chief financial officer of Sigmakalon France, following the merger of Total and Petrofina’s paint activities.

Prior to that, he started his career at KPMG, Deloitte and Credit du Nord.

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Peligry is 53 years old, graduated from ESSCA, INSEAD and is a qualified chartered accountant.

He will bring his strong experience to support the group as it aims to further enhance its performance management across its five business units and generate significant value creation from its recent acquisitions, while delivering its business and financial mid to long term ambitions.

In the context of the group’s strong growth, Jean-Claude Poupard, the former chief financial officer, is appointed financing and operational finance group director and will focus on the enhancement of the group’s debt structure and the management of finance transformation projects.