January 7, 2016

Thierry Poirat, DS Automobiles general manager in China

Thierry Poirat, DS Automobiles general manager in China

From December 1st 2015, Thierry POIRAT is appointed General Manager of DS Automobiles in the joint venture Changan PSA Automobiles (CAPSA) and based in China.

Engineer of “Arts et Métiers” (ENSAM), Thierry POIRAT started his career at PSA Group in 1989. With over 26 years’ extensive international experience in the automotive industry, Thierry POIRAT was in particular Director of Peugeot subsidiary in South Africa between 2001 and 2005, then Director of Peugeot Citroën subsidiary in Japan until 2011 before having acted as Director of Central and Eastern Europe subsidiaries from 2012 to 2013. Since September 2013, he is director of Belgium Luxembourg subsidiary for Peugeot brand.

On December 1st, Thierry POIRAT takes office as General Manager of DS Automobiles in the joint venture Changan PSA Automobiles (CAPSA) in China. He takes over from Robert Chan who is called to other missions within the Group.