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Carrefour appoints Gérard LAVINAY Chairman of ERTECO FRANCE (ex-Dia France)

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2014-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gérard LAVINAY is appointed Chairman of ERTECO FRANCE, the new name of Dia France following its acquisition by Carrefour.

His appointment is effective today.

Gérard LAVINAY, 53 years old, began his career at Euromarché in 1980 and held various positions within this hypermarket chain, which was acquired by Carrefour in 1991.

In 1998, he joined Carrefour Greece as Head of Fresh Produce and Logistics, before being appointed Director Systems Organization & Logistics in 1999, and subsequently Director of Supermarkets.

He became Executive Director of Carrefour Chile in 2003, before returning to France in 2004 to become Group Director Systems Organization & Supply Chain. In 2008, he was appointed head of French supermarkets.

Gérard LAVINAY joined Carrefour Belgium in 2009 as Executive Director and CEO.

Since October 2013, he has overseen Carrefour’s activities in Northern Europe (Belgium, Poland and Romania).

About Carrefour
The Carrefour Group is the leading retailer in Europe and the second-largest retailer in the world, employing nearly 365,000 people. With more than 10,600 stores in more than 30 countries, it generated revenues of €100.2 billion under banners in 2013.

As a multi-local, multi-format, and multi-channel retailer, Carrefour is a partner for daily life. Every day, it welcomes more than 10 million customers around the world, offering them a wide range of products and services at fair prices.

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