The Board of Directors has chosen Alexandre Bompard as the new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carrefour, effective July 18, 2017
As a result of the succession process that was initiated at the request of Mr. Georges Plassat, the Board of Directors, which met today, announces that it has unanimously chosen Mr. Alexandre Bompard to succeed Mr. Georges Plassat as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carrefour.
Mr. Alexandre Bompard will succeed Mr. Georges Plassat in this position on July 18, 2017.
The Board of Directors pays tribute to the action of Mr. Georges Plassat, who transformed the company during his tenure. Under his leadership the company regained its position as a leading global retailer and returned to solid fundamentals on which to build its future growth.
The Board of Directors considers that in light of his career, his experience and his success in his previous positions, Mr. Alexandre Bompard has all the skills to succeed Mr. Georges Plassat and continue to develop and transform Carrefour in all respects.