Christophe Pelé is vice president of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for EAME Distribution, providing governance and administration of Cat® dealers across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Eurasia.
Since joining Caterpillar in 2005, he has held a series of positions, including corporate & trade finance, sales & marketing, acquisition & divestiture, dealer development and administration. Prior to the Caterpillar Board of Directors appointing Pelé as the EAME vice president, his responsibilities have included area, district and regional manager positions across Eurasia, Africa and the Middle East based in Switzerland, Russia, Kazakhstan, Senegal, the Ivory Coast and the United Arab Emirates.
Pelé has served on the Board of Directors to the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and on the Global Board of the Caterpillar Women in Leadership Network. He holds a master's degree in business administration from Emlyon Business School, France and a master's degree in International Relations from the National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan.