Chairman & CEO of Carrefour
Georges Plassat is a graduate of the École Hôtelière de Lausanne and Cornell University in the United States. He worked for Casino Group from 1983 to 1997, as Marketing Director, then subsequently as Chief Executive of the Group’s catering division (1988-1990), Chief Executive of Casino France (1990-1992), Managing Director (1992-1994), Vice-Chairman of the Management Board (1994-1996), then Chairman of the Management Board (1996-1997) of the Casino Group. He then joined the Carrefour group as Executive Director for Spain and Chief Executive of Pryca (1997-1999). In 2000, he became Chairman of the Management Board of Vivarte Group (formerly the André Group), and subsequently its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2004. In April, 2012, Georges Plassat joined Carrefour as its Chief Operating Officer. He was named Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Carrefour in May, 2012 and renewed in June 2015.