Bollore’ Group appoints Richard Bouveret as its CEO for the batteries and e-buses segment
The Bolloré Group is reorganizing its global E-Mobility activities with the appointment of an expert in the automotive industry.
With an extensive experience of more than 25 years in the automotive industry, Richard Bouveret is appointed as of September 1st, CEO of the e-mobility activities covering the subsidiaries Blue Solutions, Blue Storage, and BlueBus. Richard was previously Senior Vice President at ZF Group and Valeo, leading automotive tier-1 suppliers, respectively for 4 and 17 years.
Within those groups, Richard has had numerous responsibilities in their headquarters and international subsidiaries, conducting business and commercial transformations, leading development strategies, and numerous M&A transactions.
With Richard's arrival, Bolloré group is reorganizing its activities to better tackle the e-mobility and energy transition's challenges and opportunities, including the ramp-up and global reach of the group's unique Solid-State battery technologies.
Richard Bouveret will directly report to Cyrille Bolloré, CEO of Bolloré Group, and will work closely with Fabricio Protti, Deputy CEO of the Group.
Fabricio Protti adds: "Richard's personal and professional qualities embody the renewed and strong ambitions of Bolloré Group in the e-mobility sector. Bolloré Group is the pioneer in the development and mass production of all-solid-state batteries and intends to continue leading this technology towards multiple applications in the future. Richard's extensive experience will be a remarkable asset to the Group. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Jean-Luc Monfort, who has decided to retire, for his incredible work and achievements within our industrial division for more than 20 years. We wish him to fully enjoy his retirement."