Born in 1971 in Valence (France), David Holderbach graduated in aerospace engineering from
Arizona State University. He started his career at Renault in 1996 as Thermal Comfort Manager
before joining Auto Chassis International (ACI, Renault Group) in 2002 as a Project Engineer, then
as Engineering Manager at ACI Japan. In 2006, he joined Nissan as Program Manager on the D
platform, then returned to Renault Group in 2009 where he led the cross-functional team in charge
of Product synergies. In 2010, David was appointed Segment Chief Product Specialist of the Global
Access range. Three years later, he became America Program Director, within the Americas
Region, based in Brazil. In September 2018, he returned to Europe as After Sales Europe Project
Director and then became After-Sales Director of Renault Benelux where he completed the merger
of After-Sales and Quality of Service.
Since June 3, 2021, David Holderbach is President of the HYVIA joint venture created between
Renault Group and Plug Power, which leads the way towards a complete ecosystem of
technologies and services for hydrogen mobility.