Carlos Tavares is a Portuguese businessperson who has been the head of 5 different companies. Presently, Mr. Tavares is Chairman-Management Board at Peugeot SA, Chairman at Peugeot Citroën Automobiles SA (a subsidiary of Peugeot SA) and President at European Automobile Manufacturers Association. Mr. Tavares is also on the board of Total SA, Airbus SE, Faurecia SA and Banque PSA Finance SA and Chairman of Fondation PSA Peugeot Citroën.
In his past career he held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Renault SA, General Manager-Micro Enterprise at Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky, Member-Managing Board at Renault-Nissan 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.