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Michel Giannuzzi

Michel Giannuzzi – Chief Executive Officer and acting President Tarkett Western EuropeMr. Giannuzzi is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Harvard Business School.

Appointed Chairman of the Board of Tarkett in September 2007, Michel Giannuzzi has devoted most of his career to industry, in France and abroad.


As Chairman of Tarkett Management Board, Michel Giannuzzi has accelerated the development of Tarkett by leading a proactive strategy in terms of sustainable development and an ambitious project to change corporate culture, geared towards customer satisfaction and entrepreneurial leadership. This profitable and sustainable growth strategy includes the 21 acquisitions completed in ten years. In 2013, he successfully led Tarkett's IPO on the Paris Euronext market, bringing on board new international institutional and individual investors, alongside the major shareholders in the Deconinck family and KKR.

From 1988 to 2001, he held several positions within the Michelin Group. Based on successful experiences in the production sector in France and the United Kingdom, he then headed a new unit using highly innovative tire production technologies, and then took over the reorganization of the supply chain in Europe, before being appointed Chairman of Michelin Japan. In 2001, he joined the Valeo Group as Vice-President and member of the Executive Committee, successively in charge of the Electrical Systems followed by the Wiping Systems businesses.

Born in 1964, Michel Giannuzzi is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (X1985) and Harvard Business School.