Francois Michelin has passed away

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 29th April 2015
News has been announced today that Francois Michelin has passed away, at the age of 89.Francois Michelin Francois dedicated his life to the company which he headed for 47 years before then handing over the reins to his son Edouard. A visionary and a humanitarian, Mr. François Michelin tirelessly embodied the values of respect that are the very foundation of the Michelin Group’s identity. Under his leadership, Michelin experienced unprecedented growth, driven by his passion for innovation as well as his uncompromising attention to quality. He transformed the Group by giving it an international dimension. Jean-Dominique Senard, Chief Executive Officer of the Michelin Group, said: "On behalf of the Group's employees, I would like to pay special tribute to this exceptional man who was universally respected for his values, his convictions, and his vision." The date of his funeral will be announced soon.

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 29th April 2015

Francois Michelin has passed away