As of 17 December 2019, Catherine Gros will join Groupe Renault as SVP for Communications, Public Affairs and Social and Sustainable Impact. She will report to Clotilde Delbos, CEO for an interim period, and become a member of the Renault Management Committee.
Catherine Gros will be head of Groupe Renault’s Communications and Public Affairs Division.
Armelle Volkringer has decided to leave the company after four years with the Group to pursue personal projects.
Catherine Gros is a graduate of the London School of Journalism and French school of journalism IPJ (l’Institut Pratique du Journalisme). She began her career as Press and External Relations Director at Vivendi in 1988 and retained this position for 15 years. She then moved into the world of consultancy at Image 7, where she stayed for seven years. In 2010, she was appointed Communications Director for Groupe EDF, where she remained for five years. As a Vice President at Publicis Consultants from 2015, Catherine Gros advised major CAC 40 firms in corporate communications, crisis products and communications, institutional relations and corporate social responsibility.