Carlos Tavares is a Portuguese businessperson who has been at the helm of 5 different companies. Presently, he occupies the position of Chairman-Management Board at Peugeot SA, Chairman for Peugeot Citroën Automobiles SA (a subsidiary of Peugeot SA) and President at European Automobile Manufacturers Association. Carlos Tavares is also on the board of Total SA, Airbus SE and Banque PSA Finance SA and Chairman of Fondation PSA Peugeot Citroën.
In his past career Mr. Tavares was Chief Operating Officer at Renault SA, General Manager-Micro Enterprise at Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky, Member-Managing Board at Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance and Director at Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Chairman & President of Nissan North America, Inc. (a subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.).
Mr. Tavares received an undergraduate degree from École Centrale Paris.