Caroline Viarouge takes over as EIT Manufacturing CEO and sets the organisation in fast-forward mode
First of all I want to say a big THANKS to our partners and to the team of EIT Manufacturing for their commitment and support. It was really an honour to serve this outstanding and unique European community and I feel privileged to have been given this opportunity to lead the talented team and, with the support of our partners, to shape the future of EIT Manufacturing and the manufacturing community. Much has been achieved and there is a lot to do. I wish Caroline, the whole team and the still growing community a lot of success and a prospering futureKlaus Beetz, former CEO of EIT Manufacturing
Caroline Viarouge brings a strong leadership and transformational track record, broad background in the industry and a passion for manufacturing in Europe. She held various senior management positions in larger industrial groups, such as Nissan and Munters, where she was instrumental in growing and transforming these organisations, and in expanding their manufacturing footprints. Beyond her deep corporate knowledge, Caroline worked in management consulting at BearingPoint, and she continues to support innovative start-ups through X-HEC, and as a business angel. She holds a Master of Sciences in International Business from the University College Dublin and an Executive MBA from HEC Paris.