Anne-Sophie Le Lay has been appointed General Counsel, Renault group
27 June 2011 09:00
Anne-Sophie Le Lay
has been appointed General Counsel, Renault group, effective from July 1, 2011. Responsible for all the Group’s legal activities, she will be tasked with maintaining and developing the competitive advantages of the Renault group by advising its directors, optimizing its legal protection and contributing to the creation of value for the Group.
She reports to Mouna Sepehri, Executive Vice-President, Chief of Staff of the Renault group.
Anne-Sophie Le Lay began her career in 1996 as an attorney in business and real estate law in Paris and then worked as a consultant at a law firm in Toronto, Canada. She joined the Legal department at Renault in 2001, initially responsible for legal strategies in the sale of the land and the old factory at the Billancourt site near Paris and subsequently handling more cross-functional missions connected to the Group’s international development. In 2007 she became head of Environment, Energy and Real Estate Law at the Legal Affairs Department. In this role, she was involved in the initial discussions with the Kingdom of Morocco on the Tangiers plant and was a member of the negotiation team tasked with implementation. Since 2008 she has represented the Legal Affairs department with the Euromed Region. In parallel, since 2009 she has coordinated, within the framework of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, the legal aspects involved in the development of batteries for electric vehicles.
Anne Sophie Le Lay, 40, holds a Master 2 degree in Business Law-Real Estate Law and has been admitted to the French bar.