Title: Alliance General Secretary
Year of birth: 1966
Studies: École Polytechnique Féminine
Born in 1966, Véronique Sarlat-Depotte holds an engineering degree from the EPF (École Polytechnique Féminine).
Véronique Sarlat-Depotte began her career at Renault in 1989 as part of the Purchasing Division. She has held several positions within Renault and Nissan, in France and Japan, within Purchasing, RNPO and CEO Office. In 2005, she was appointed Deputy General Manager, Purchasing Strategy at Nissan Motors Limited in Japan before being promoted General Manager in 2007 at the Japan Headquarters. In 2009, she was appointed GM, RNPO Vehicle Body Parts within RNPO. In 2010, she was promoted Vice President, RNPO Body & Electrical. In 2014, she became Alliance Global Director, RNPO Body & Electrical.
On January 2015, Véronique Sarlat-Depotte became Deputy Managing Director of RNPO & Renault-Nissan Senior Vice President, Purchasing.
In November 2016, Véronique Sarlat-Depotte has been Alliance Global Executive Vice President, Purchasing, and President of RNPO (Renault Nissan Purchasing Organization).
Since April 2018, RNPO’s scope has been extended to include Mitsubishi’s purchasing activity. This structure is renamed the Alliance Purchasing Organization and Véronique Sarlat-Depotte takes the lead as Purchasing Director of the Alliance, and CEO of Alliance Purchasing Organization.
In January 2021, Véronique Sarlat-Depotte is appointed EVP, Alliance Purchasing Organization (APO).
On April 1st, 2021, Véronique Sarlat-Depotte is appointed Alliance General Secretary. At the head of the Alliance Cooperation Office, her mission will be to coordinate the major projects, to accelerate and deepen operational cooperation, and to broaden the fields of development and application for the benefit of the three member companies. She is a member of the Renault Group's Board of Management.