Top Michelin executives agree to pay cuts to help with COVID-19 response

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Michelin Group is seen ahead of a news conference to present the company’s 2018 annual results in Paris, France, February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – French tyre company Michelin (MICP.PA) said on Monday that its leading executives had agreed to take pay cuts as a gesture of solidarity to help deal with the negative effects of the hit to its business from the COVID-19 outbreak.

Michelin said its managing partners Florent Menegaux and Yves Chapot had agreed to reduce their remuneration by around 25% for the months of April and May 2020.

Members of its Executive Committee had also voluntarilydecided to reduce their remuneration by around 10% during the same period, added the company.

Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Kirsten Donovan

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