Carrefour Announces Creation Of Group Executive Committee
Carrefour chairman and CEO Alexandre Bompard has announced the appointment of a new group executive committee for the French retail group.
The new management team will be comprised of existing managers from the group as well as external appointments to bring complementary expertise. Carrefour describes this as 'an important milestone', which will 'enable an improved management' of the group.
The new group executive committee comprises 14 members under Bompard.
There will be five members responsible for geographic zones - Pascal Clouzard (executive director France), Guillaume de Colonges (executive director Northern and Eastern Europe, and in charge of operations for Carrefour Belgium), Thierry Garnier (executive director Asia, and in charge of Carrefour China), Noël Prioux (executive director Latin America, and in charge of Grupo Carrefour Brazil), and Eric Uzan (executive director Southern Europe, in charge of Carrefour Spain).
Meanwhile, there will be three members responsible for group functions - Marie Cheval (executive director customers, services and digital transformation), Jaques Ehrmann (executive director assets, international development and innovation), and Gérard Lavinay (executive director merchandise, supply and formats).
Finally, five members will be responsible for corporate functions, including Pierre-Jean Sivignon (chief financial officer), Laurent Vallée (general secretary), Jérôme Nanty (executive director HR), Laurent Glépin (executive director communications), and Frédéric Haffner (executive director strategy and M&A).
The appointments will be effective from 2 October 2017, and the first task of the new team will be to define and implement the group's transformation plan.
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