Philippe Lévêque has been CEO of CARE France since May 2000. He graduated from the HEC Paris Business School in 1982 and began his career at IBM in 1984, where he held marketing and commercial positions. In 1989, he joined the software package publisher SYSTAR, where he was Marketing Director until 1993. Following a year in Africa, he opted for the humanitarian cause. He was a volunteer worker at Doctors of the World France in 1993, where he subsequently became Development Director and Deputy CEO. His responsibilities covered marketing, communication, finance and human resources.
In June 2011, he was awarded the insignia of Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur by Alain Juppé.