ENSTA Bretagne & Arquus signent un laboratoire commun
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Sponsorship ceremony of the 2024 and 2025 cohorts by Arquus

Emmanuel Levacher, CEO of Arquus, will sponsor the 2024 and 2025 cohorts.

Photo: Emmanuel Levacher (right), at the signing of a research cooperation agreement with Bruno Gruselle, Director of ENSTA Bretagne.


Emmanuel Levacher, 60, graduated from Lyon School of Management, Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) and INSEAD (CEDEP).

During his multi-faceted career spanning more than 33 years in the automotive industry (Renault Trucks, Renault, Volvo), he has held various operational and strategic positions of responsibility in contact with markets across the five continents. He also has a solid track record working with French and foreign governments, State authorities and public and diplomatic institutions. 

Sponsorship of ENSTA Bretagne cohorts by an industrial leader

ENSTA Bretagne sets particular store by this tradition.
>> List of ENSTA Bretagne cohort sponsors

After Guénaël Guillerme (CEO of ECA group, sponsor of the 2022 cohort) and Jacques Aschenbroich (Chairman of the Board of Valeo, sponsor of the 2023 cohort), the next cohort sponsor will be the CEO of Arquus, Emmanuel Levacher, who is a familiar figure at ENSTA Bretagne. 

He gave his last conference to ENSTA Bretagne’s engineering students back in December 2021. Emmanuel Levacher has remained on close terms with ENSTA Bretagne since that date and the signature of an extended cooperation agreement with the school in terms of research and training.
>> Read the press release (in French) dated December 17, 2021 on the ENSTA Bretagne-Arquus partnership.ire le communiqué de presse du 17/12/21 sur le partenariat ENSTA Bretagne-Arquus.

The sponsorship ceremony is a unique opportunity for the sponsored engineering students to engage with a leading industrial figure. It also allows for experiences to be shared between the sponsor and his sponsored cohort on a more personal level, sessions dedicated to students interested in the industrial sector in question and promotion of student projects to the sponsor.

Exceptionally, Emmanuel Levacher will sponsor two cohorts, 2024 and 2025, during a ceremony scheduled to take place on October 3, 2023.

Biography of Emmanuel Levacher
  • Président d’ARQUUS (ex Renault Trucks Defense – Panhard), depuis 2015
  • Directeur, Affaires Internationales, 2014 – 2015 (Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles, New Delhi, Inde)
  • Directeur, Ventes et Marketing Asie et Afrique, 2008 – 2013 (Renault SAS, Paris, France)
  • Directeur, Opérations internationales, 2006 – 2008 (Renault Trucks _AB Volvo, Lyon, France)
  • Directeur, Coopérations Internationales, 2003 – 2006 (Renault Trucks _AB Volvo, Lyon, France)
  • Directeur, chargé de la gamme intermédiaire, 2002 – 2003 (Renault Trucks _AB Volvo, Lyon, France)
  • Directeur Général, Renault Trucks Czech Republic, 1997 – 2002 (Renault Trucks, Prague, République Tchèque)
  • Responsable de zone, Operations internationales, 1991 – 1996 (Renault Trucks, Paris, France)
  • Responsable, Financement des contrats export, 1989 – 1991 (Renault Trucks, Paris, France)
  • CEDEP Operational Management Program, 1998 (INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France)
  • Master en Sciences Politiques, 1987 (Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, France)
  • Master en Gestion (finances), 1985 (Ecole de Management de Lyon, France)
  • American Language Program, 1982 (Columbia University, New-York, USA)