Position : Alpine CEO
Year of birth : 1965
Education : Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées
Born in 1965, Philippe Krief graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées in Paris.
As a car enthusiast and chassis specialist with over 35 years' experience in the industry as an engineer and then engineering director, Philippe Krief has developed unrivalled know-how and expertise in the development of ports and premium car lines.
He began his career as an engineer at Michelin, where he worked for over 10 years. He then joined the FIAT group from 1998 to 2011, where he was responsible for Chassis and Vehicle Dynamics.
Philippe Krief continued his career at Ferrari and then Maserati, as Vehicle Department Director and Technical Director of the Alfa Romeo brand respectively, overseeing the development of the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio, as well as the Ferrari 458 Special.
Upon his return to Ferrari, he became Engineering Director and Head of R&D.
Philippe Krief was appointed CEO of the Alpine brand on 20 July 2023, having joined the brand a few months earlier as Director of Engineering and Product Performance.