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EU Industry Days 2023

Caroline Viarouge

Portrait of Caroline Viarouge

Caroline Viarouge is the Chief Executive Officer of EIT Manufacturing.  

She brings a strong leadership and transformational track record, as well as a broad background in the industry and a passion for manufacturing in Europe.  

Prior to EIT Manufacturing, Caroline held various senior management positions in larger industrial groups, such as Nissan and Munters, and as a management consultant at BearingPoint, where she was instrumental in growing and transforming industrial organisations and expanding manufacturing footprints.  

Beyond her deep corporate knowledge, Caroline continues to support innovative start-ups through X-HEC and as a business angel. She acts as an advisor to various educational institutions. 

Caroline is passionate about accelerating manufacturing competences in Europe, attracting talent to the industry and detecting innovations that address climate change on a global scale. She holds a Master of Sciences in International Business from the University College Dublin (UCD) and an Executive MBA from HEC Paris.