Jérôme graduated from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP) and the Centre de Perfectionnement aux Affaires (CPA/HEC). He joined Renault industrial vehicles in 1980, whereafter he became Managing Director of Berliet Nigeria, a Renault industrial vehicle subsidiary.
In 1987, Jérôme joined Renault’s Finance Department and became Finance and Administrative Director at Renault Automation in 1989. After six years he was appointed Director of Industrial Purchasing, and subsequently Director of Powertrain Purchasing.
When Renault Samsung Motors was acquired by Renault in 2000, Jérôme became President and Chief Executive Officer, departing in 2006 to join Renault do Brasil as Chief Executive Officer and ultimately a Member of Renault’s Management Committee.
In March 2009, he was appointed Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Renault group.
In September 2013, Jérôme became Chief Performance Officer along with Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing. He was appointed Chairman of Renault Sport F1 in July 2014 and then Renault Sport Racing in January 2016.