PSA Peugeot Citroen CEO Philippe Varin

PSA Peugeot Citroen CEO Philippe Varin

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PSA Peugeot Citroen Chief Executive Officer Philippe Varin, 61, is seeking a manager who would initially serve as a top lieutenant while he plans an eventual retirement, said a person who asked not to be identified because the search has not yet been made public.