Gérard Amiel Appointed CEO of Panhard Defense
Following the takeover of Panhard by Renault Trucks Defense, Gérard Amiel is succeeding Christian Mons at the helm of the light armored vehicles manufacturer.
Gérard Amiel, 59, an engineer from the Arts & Métiers industrial art and design institute (1976) and graduate of the INSEAD business school (1987), is also keeping his position as CEO of Renault Trucks Defense.
“With this new organization, we will be able to develop synergies between Renault Trucks Defense, ACMAT and Panhard, and optimize the Group’s marketing strength,” explained Gérard Amiel.
Christian Mons becomes one of the Vice-Presidents of the Volvo Group Governmental Sales Business Area.
Renault Trucks Defense designs and develops a full range of armored vehicles, with the SHERPA®.
Legacy supplier to the French Army, with more than 4,000 VAB armored personnel carriers in service, Renault Trucks Defense can claim more than 65 customer countries across the world.
Renault Trucks Defense participates in programs with Nexter, such as the CAESAR® artillery system and the VBCI infantry fighting armored vehicle.
Renault Trucks Defense, an AB Volvo Group company, holds several brand names across the world, including ACMAT and Panhard.