RÉGIS SCHULTZ JOINS CASINO GROUP TO BE APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF MONOPRIX
Régis Schultz is joining the Casino Group on August 22 to be appointed Chairman of Monoprix and member of the Casino Group Executive Committee.
Aged 47, Régis Schultz holds an MBA from Dauphine University, Paris.
Since 2013, he has been Chief Executive Officer of the Darty group and Chairman of Darty France.
Having begun his career in finance with the Pernod Ricard group, Régis Schultz joined the Kingfisher group in 2000 where he was successively Financial Controller of the Castorama group, Chief Financial Officer and then Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Castorama France, Head of Strategy and Development of Kingfisher and member of the Kingfisher group executive committee in London. He subsequently held the positions of Chief Financial Officer, Sales Director and then Chief Operating Officer at leading UK DIY retailer B&Q, before being appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of furniture and electrical retailer BUT in 2008.
Monoprix is a leading city centre retailer with a footprint covering more than 250 towns in France across six banners. A subsidiary of the Casino Group, Monoprix has more than 600 stores and 21,000 employees and recorded sales of around €5 billion in 2015.