Pierre Cunéo Joins Thales Group's Strategy Department
Pierre Cunéo (photo) has been appointed to a senior leadership position in Thales Group’s Strategy, Research & Technology Department, effective September 1st.
Thales’ Strategy Department, continues to be headed by Hervé Multon, Executive Vice President, Strategy, Research & Technology.
From June 2012 to March 2013, Pierre Cunéo was Chief of Staff to Delphine Batho, France's Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy.
After graduating from the Ecole National d'Administration in 2003, Pierre Cunéo worked for the Inspection Générale des Finances (IGF). In 2007, he was appointed deputy chief of staff to Jean-Pierre Jouyet, who was then Secretary of State for European Affairs. He joined SNCF in 2008 as chief of staff to President Guillaume Pepy before being appointed Director of Rail Strategy and Regulation in 2009, and then Director of the RER C line in 2010.
Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace & Transportation and the Defence & Security markets. In 2012, the company generated revenues of €14.2 billion with 65,000 employees in 56 countries.
With its 25,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers and local partners.