Renault debate evening in celebration of Women’s Day

Renault debate womens dayIn celebration of International Woman’s Day, Renault is involved women in their organization in a special debate evening held at L’Atelier Renault with top executives from the company in attendance. Mouna Sepehri, Executive Vice President and leader of Women@Renault network were present at the events which promise to draw special attention to Renault’s professional gender equality and other initiatives being offered through Women@Renault plan.

Renault workforce comprises of 17.4% of women up from 10% in 1999. There are two women on the company’s Executive Committee which include Marie-Françoise Damesin, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Mouna Sepehri, Executive Vice President at the Office of the CEO.

Equal pay at Renault SAS is a notable fact while international CSR ratings rank Renault as the premiere company in the automobile sector and a leader where environment, labor and social responsibility is concerned.

Carlos Ghosn had this to say, “Fostering what is fair for women and what is good for Renault performance is a given. Beyond talk, the company is committed to an ambitious, hands-on policy in favor of women, working on practices and mindsets in all the countries where Renault is present and at all levels of seniority. Personally speaking, and as a father, the question of women is of particular relevance to me.”

Marie-Françoise Damesin, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, had this to say, “As a woman, Executive Committee Member and Executive Vice President, Human Resources, I feel fully involved in and committed to the success of the Women@Renault plan, and the HR component in particular, covering recruitment, career paths, life/work balance, management position support, special training, and mentoring.”

Mouna Sepehri, Executive Vice President, Office of the CEO said, “The Women@Renault plan that I am proud to head groups 3,500 employees, unified by the same determination to make change happen. For me it is very important that the network be a place for dialogue and sharing on best practices. This makes a bigger difference than words alone.”