Jean-Louis Labauge, born in 1968, is a graduate of HEC Paris and Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers. He began his career in 1991 at BNP Paribas in mergers and acquisitions in Germany.
He joined Groupe Renault in 1993 as an internal auditor. In 1996, he oversaw the creation of RCI Poland and was appointed CEO of the subsidiary. He became the group’s Financial Risk and Internal Control Director in 1999. Starting in 2003, he supervised the transposition of the Basel II banking regulation and the implementation of IRB models at the group as Project Director.
In 2005, he was appointed Managing Director of RCI Finance SA in Switzerland. In 2007, he coordinated the creation of the group’s insurance companies, of which he was appointed CEO in 2009. He went on to join Nissan Europe as General Manager Sales Finance for Europe and Russia. In 2013, he was named director of the project to create the Alliance’s automotive financing subsidiary in India and was appointed Managing Director of Nissan Renault Financial Services India.
In 2016, he was appointed CEO of RCI Financial Services and RCI Bank in the UK. In 2019, he oversaw the process of obtaining the banking license that RCI Bank will need to continue its operations post-Brexit.
Effective from July 1, 2019, Jean-Louis Labauge has been appointed Chief Compliance Officer of RCI Bank and Services and a member of the Executive Committee.