Carrefour's new CEO makes public bow


Georges Plassat, the new chief executive at the world's second-largest retailer, addressed the company's AGM this week. How does he intend to turn around the French retail giant?

Talking shop: Carrefour's Plassat makes "encouraging" early impression

22 June 2012

After a poor year for Carrefour and the departure of its CEO, the market has waited to see what new boss Georges Plassat plans for the French retail giant.

FRANCE: New Carrefour CEO warns of tough times ahead

20 June 2012

The new chief executive of Carrefour, Georges Plassat, has said it will take around three years to turn the company around as it looks to focus on reducing debt and overhead costs as well as exiting non-core markets.

FRANCE: Plassat takes up Carrefour CEO role early

24 May 2012

French retail giant Carrefour has sped up its transition to a new CEO, with Georges Plassat taking over the role a month early.

On the money: Carrefour stays optimistic despite struggles in France

12 April 2012

Carrefour CFO Pierre-Jean Sivignon has insisted he expects a series of measures to help improve the retailer's performance after it reported another quarter of falling sales in its domestic market.

Carrefour full-year results - what the analysts say

9 March 2012

Europe's largest retailer Carrefour reported a 14% fall in annual profits and said it would cut spending capex this year.

On the move: Plassat faces Carrefour trial

31 January 2012

After a tumultuous three years at the helm of the world's second-largest grocery retailer, Carrefour chairman and CEO Lars Olofsson is set to be replaced by Georges Plassat.

Best bits: New year, still uncertainty at Carrefour

24 January 2012

Tesco executives may feel they have a lot on their plate but their "to do" list is not as long as that sitting in front of their counterparts across the English Channel at Carrefour.

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