Renault says Arnaud Belloni will join the Group on 15 November, reinforcing its Sales & Marketing teams and reporting to CEO, Luca de Meo.

Belloni has been SVP, Global Marketing, Communication and Sport at Citroën since 2015.

He initiated the brand's new positioning and launched cars such as the C3 and C5 Aircross.

Belloni started his career in the automotive industry in 1993 in the marketing teams of Renault. In 1999, he took charge of the product and then Marketing department of the Skoda brand in France.

He joined Fiat in 2004, where he led Brand Marketing Communication for Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Lancia brands in France, before becoming France country manager for Lancia. In 2011, he joined the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Group teams in Shanghai as VP Marketing for the Asia Pacific region (eight brands, 12 countries).

Bellini is a graduate of the Compiegne Business School in France and holds a postgraduate degree in communication from Toulouse Business School.