French retailer Groupe Casino has appointed Antoine Giscard d'Estaing as CFO.

D'Estaing has held various leadership positions, including EVP, finance, strategy and information systems at French dairy giant Danone. Most recently, he was a partner with Bain & Company Paris. 

The appointment will come into effect "in the near future", a spokesperson for Casino confirmed.

"Casino believes that Antoine's experience in the FMCG sector will be a valuable asset," the spokesperson said.