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.

For more information: www.carrefour.com, @GroupeCarrefour on Twitter

Carrefour Contact Group Communications: Tel: +33 (0) 1 41 04 26 17

Carrefour reinforces its presence across France with the completion of Dia France acquisition

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2014-12-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour announces today that it has completed the acquisition of Dia France.

This transaction is in line with Carrefour’s multi-format and multi-channel expansion strategy. It allows Carrefour to reinforce its presence across France to better serve its clients.

The integration of Dia by Carrefour now enters a new stage. The teams will work closely together to define priorities and continue their long-term development.

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Carrefour received the approval of the Competition Authority to acquire Dia France

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2014-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has received the approval of the Competition Authority to acquire Dia France. This decision marks a positive step in the completion of the purchase of Dia France’s activities.

This acquisition will allow Carrefour to continue its multiformat expansion in its domestic market. This approval is the result of a constructive dialogue with the Competition Authority.

Under the agreement, Carrefour will acquire more than 800 stores and must then separate from 56 stores. The transaction should be completed in the coming weeks.

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.

For more information: www.carrefour.com
Group Communications Tél : +33 (0) 1 41 04 26 17
Investor relations Tél : +33 (0) 1 41 04 26 00

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