Xavier DESJOBERT appointed as Chief Executive Officer of CFAO Retail
Following the Group's announcement in May to expand its retail activities in Africa, CFAO has announced the creation of a new division, CFAO Retail, with Xavier DESJOBERT as Chief Executive Officer....
Following the Group's announcement in May to expand its retail activities in Africa, CFAO has announced the creation of a new division, CFAO Retail, with Xavier DESJOBERT as Chief Executive Officer.
CFAO Retail will build and operate shopping centers in Africa in partnership with Carrefour for food retail and other international retailers for its other businesses. In addition to his current responsibilities as CFAO's Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary, Olivier MARZLOFF will also take charge of Developments and Acquisitions, formerly headed by Xavier DESJOBERT.
In 2010, Xavier DESJOBERT joined CFAO as Group Development Director. He is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole des Mines de Paris and the Paris Institute of Political Studies. He has worked in industry and distribution, having held significant positions such as Chairman and CEO of les 3 Suisses, International Director at Casino and Chairman of Lapeyre.
Olivier MARZLOFF graduated from ISG with a degree in finance and accounting. He joined CFAO in June 2008 as Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary after having held similar positions in various divisions of the PPR group (now Kering), including Pinault & Matériaux (PB&M) and Redcats USA. He began his career as a Manager in the audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Olivier MARZLOFF has been a member of the Management Board since October 5, 2009.
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