Ex-Airbus Group NV Chief Executive Officer Louis Gallois

Ex-Airbus Group NV Chief Executive Officer Louis Gallois

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Ex-Airbus Group NV Chief Executive Officer Louis Gallois, who already sits on the Peugeot board as the government’s representative and is supported by President Francois Hollande, is seen as the leading candidate for Peugeot Citroen's new supervisory board chairman, a person familiar with the matter said.