Faurecia appoints Victoria Chanial as Executive Vice-President, Group Communications
Victoria Chanial began her career in 2005 as journalist for several major French media in Paris. From 2006 to 2008, she worked for the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and moved to Italy within the Press Office of the French Embassy in Rome. In 2008, Victoria joined TotalEnergies where she has held various positions in global communications. In 2014 she was appointed Head of Corporate Media Relations in charge of driving overall strategic media initiatives for TotalEnergies. In 2016, she became Deputy Vice President Communication for the Refining and Chemicals activity. Before joining Faurecia, Victoria was Head of Change Management and People Engagement, in charge of leading the HR transformation of the Refining and Chemical’s Division.
I am very pleased to welcome Victoria into our Executive Committee. Her appointment comes at a crossroads for the company as we write important pages in Faurecia's history following the spin-off from Stellantis and the combination with Hella to create a major and sustainable technology player. As a leader in global communications, Victoria will bring her expertise to serve Faurecia’s ambition to inspire the future of mobility and support its growth strategy in a fast-changing environment. We are delighted at the prospect of working with her.
Victoria Chanial, 40, studied at ESCP-EAP where she held a Masters degree in Marketing & Media. She has also a double Masters degree in Philosophy and Political Science from ULB University (Brussels) and Panthéon-Sorbonne University (Paris).