Appointment of Jérôme Paschal to the post of CTO
UTAC CERAM has just appointed our Chief Engineer, Jérôme Paschal to the position of Chief Technical Officer (CTO). Reporting directly to the Chairman of UTAC CERAM, M. Paschal will support him on the strategic direction of the Group. His main responsibilities will be to structure and deploy the company's strategic approach, to develop the upstream ecosystem (with other laboratories, start-ups, universities and schools) and to prepare the skills and professions of tomorrow. He will also be responsible for the management of the digital and cyber expertise development of the UTAC CERAM group.
A graduate of the Polytechnic Institute of Advanced Sciences, Jérôme Paschal joined the PSA Group in 1995 where he held positions in both business and project management. In 2010, he joined the technical management team of UTAC CERAM as technical secretary. In 2012, he took responsibility for the dynamic vehicle sectors of Montlhéry and Mortefontaine. As head of the Vehicle Behavior and Active Safety department, he takes part in particular in the development of ADAS validation capabilities(Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) and is responsible for leading the TEQMO® test center project for autonomous and connected vehicles, inaugurated in June 2019.