Renault's CFDT union says the new top management must engage with all stakeholders after CEO, Thierry Bolloré was dismissed on 11 October.

The CFDT (Confédération Française Démocratique du Travail) made its comments after a turbulent week for the automaker saw Bolloré abruptly leave as CEO with immediate effect.

As an interim measure, Renault's board appointed Clotilde Delbos as CEO until a process is completed to appoint a new chief.

"The Group has undergone numerous events during the past months; it's time to rediscover calm, stable governance," said a statement from the CFDT in Paris. "Renault CFDT has asked the management for more communication and information on behalf of the staff to explain where Renault and the Alliance are headed.

"The CFDT has been the spokesperson for employees who are tired Renault is appearing under the heading 'news items,' rather than the heading 'industrial performance,' while in the current auto slump, we are coming out of it the best.

"We are satisfied with the discussion valuing a reinforcement of the Alliance and we think one of the first ways to give back sense to the business is to really work on the Group's raison d'être involving all staff.

"The CFDT has proposals to make on this subject and will make them known in due course. The voice of employees must be reinforced in the same way as the Alliance and Renault management. The CFDT has been ready for a long time, with the staff, to meet the challenge of a global business fit for the 21st century."

During the upheaval last week, the board also gave what the automaker refers to as "a favourable opinion" on the appointment of Olivier Murguet and Jose Vincente de los Mozos as deputy managing directors to assist Delbos in her duties.

In addition, Renault chairman, Jean-Dominique Senard will assume the presidency of the manufacturer during the interim period.

Delbos joined Renault in 2012 as group controller. In 2014, she was appointed Alliance global director, Control, in addition to her current role as SVP, Groupe Renault Controller.

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