Carrefour Group promotes Christophe Rabatel as member of its Executive Committee and Executive Director for Italy

– FRANCE, Massy –  Carrefour Group (EPA: CA) today announced the appointment of Christophe Rabatel, Executive Director for Carrefour Poland, as Executive Director for Italy and member of the Group’s Executive Committee, effective as of 1st September 2020. He will be taking over from Gérard Lavinay who has decided to retire.

Christophe Rabatel’s responsibilities will include carrying on with the implementation of Carrefour Italy’s transformation and ensuring its recovery in a particularly competitive market. He will report to Carrefour’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Tareck Ouaïbi, who is currently Director of operations for Carrefour Poland, has been appointed interim Executive Director for Carrefour Poland, reporting to the Executive Director for Northern Europe.

“I would like to wish Christophe Rabatel every success in his new role. He has done excellent work in Poland and I have complete confidence in his ability to oversee Carrefour Italy’s continued recovery.” said group Chairman and CEO, Alexandre Bompard.

About Christophe Rabatel

Christophe Rabatel joined the Carrefour group in 2004. He has occupied a number of financial positions across Europe, was appointed CFO and Administrator of Carrefour Turkey, followed by Director of Finance, Expansion & Organisation for Carrefour Market in France. He then took on a number of operational responsibilities with Carrefour Proximité in France – first as Regional Director, before being appointed Executive Director for Carrefour Proximité in March 2015. He has been Executive Director of Carrefour Poland since July 2018.

Christophe Rabatel is a graduate of the ICN Business School in Nancy and holds an MBA from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

About Carrefour Group

With a multi-format network of over 12,000 stores in more than 30 countries, the Carrefour Group is one of the world’s leading food retailers. The Group recorded revenue of €80.7 billion in 2019. It has more than 320,000 employees who help to make Carrefour the world leader in the food transition for everyone, providing everybody with access to high-quality, affordable food every day, no matter where they are.

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