Executive committee

Fnac Darty is directed by an executive committee containing 16 members. Its function is to define the main strategic outlines of the group and their impacts on financial and management equilibria.

Alexandre Bompard

Chief Executive Officer

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He is a graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies, has a Master’s Degree in Public Law and in Economics and is an alumnus of the Ecole Nationale de l’Administration (Cyrano de Bergerac graduation class). Assigned to the French General Inspection of Finances (1999-2002), he became François Fillon’s technical adviser, who was at the time the French Minister of Social Affairs, Employment and Solidarity (April-December 2003). Between 2004 and 2008, Alexandre Bompard held various responsibilities in the Canal+ group. he was Principal Private Secretary of the President Bertrand Méheut (2004-2005), then Group Public Affairs and Physical Education Director (June 2005-June 2008). In June 2008, he was named Chief Executive Officer of Europe 1 and Europe 1 Sport. Since January 2011, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Fnac and a member of the PPR Executive Committee.


Northern Europe Managing Director

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Darty General Manager

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Benoît Jaubert is the CEO of the Darty Group. After graduating from ESSEC Business School, Benoît Jaubert began his career at the time of the Eurostar launch as Distribution Director from 1993 to 1996. From there he joined France Telecom Multimedia as Operations Director from 1996 to 1998. He joined the Darty Group in 1998 as part of its Development Department. Benoît went on to serve as Operations Director before taking over the Darty Spain subsidiary, finally becoming Head of the Marketing Department of Darty France from 2013 to June 2016.

A graduate from Valencia University (Spain) in economics, Enrique started his career with Toys”R”Us as Store manager. In 1998, he joined Fnac with the aim to implant and develop the company in Portugal. Enrique Martinez continued his career inside the company at various executive positions in Spain and Portugal. In 2008, he became Managing Director of the Iberian Peninsula. In just 13 years, Enrique Martinez was greatly involved in the development of Fnac in the Iberian Peninsula, Fnac’s top international geographical zone. In 2012, Enrique Martinez joined the team of Groupe Fnac’s Executive Committee as France Managing Director then Northern Europe (France, Belgium, Switzerland) Managing Director.


Darty Services Director

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Director of the Product Division

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Alexandre VIROS

Fnac Marketing and e-commerce Director

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Alexandre Viros has been E-commerce, Marketing and Brand Director of Groupe Fnac since June 2016. With a degree from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and a postgraduate degree (DEA) in Cognitive Science from the French School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS), Alexandre, a Professor of Philosophy, began his career as a teacher and researcher at Université Paris 1 before joining the Paris office of the Boston Consulting Group, where he spent four years. From there, he joined the Senior Management Strategy Unit of Groupe Fnac as a project manager in 2008. In 2010 he held the position of Director of Music before joining the Group’s ticketing subsidiary, France Billet, where he held the role of Chairman in 2013.

As a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, and with an MBA from the Ecole supérieure de commerce de Paris, Elodie Perthuisot started her career in telecommunications, first at France Télécom, and then at the French Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Autorité de Régulation des Télécommunications). In 2002, she became a technical advisor within the Ministry of Culture and Communication, where she was in charge of digital and financial matters, before joining the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie in 2004 as Financial and Legal Director. She then went on to join the Réunion des Musées Nationaux in 2008, as Assistant Managing Director, where she was responsible in particular for the institution’s financial and commercial transformation. Two years later, she was appointed Director of the Ministry of Culture and Communication. Elodie Perthuisot joined Fnac in 2012, and has held the positions of Director of France Billet and Fnac Voyage, Director of the book department and finally Director of the product division since 2013.

Vincent Gufflet became the CEO of Darty Group Services in 2015. After graduating from ISAE-SUPAERO, Vincent launched his career in 1995 as a consultant and analyst at Arthur D. Little. In 2000, he joined the Kingfisher Group as Strategy Director in the DIY division. From there he held various positions of responsibility within the Darty Group: Development Director from 2003 to 2006, Development and Organization Director at Darty Box from 2006 to 2011, Marketing Director of the Services Department from 2011 to 2013, Customer Services and Assistance Director of Darty from 2013 to 2014, followed by Sales and Marketing Director of all Darty Group departments up to 2015. Since 2014 he has served as a member of the Menafinance Board of Directors.

Christian LOU

Darty Marketing and e-commerce Director

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Charles-Henri de MALEISSYE

Vanden Borre CEO

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Southern Europe Area Director

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A graduate of the Catholic University of Portugal in Administration and Company Management and with a degree in Management Consultancy Further Studies, Claudia started her career in 1996 as Consultant in the Corporate Finance domain and then in ECR at Coopers & Lybrand. In 1999, she joined PricewaterhouseCooper as Director in the CRM domain. From 2002 to 2005, she integrated Conforama Portugal as Group Marketing Director and was responsible for Marketing, the SupplyChain and Product Management. In November 2005, she joined Fnac Portugal as Director of Fnac Chiado Store. In 2007, she was named Marketing Director of editorial products before taking over the general management of Fnac Portugal in 2008. Since January 2013, she is Southern Europe Area Director, which includes Spain and Portugal. She has remained in charge of the general management of Portugal.

Since February 2015, Charles-Henri de Maleissye has been the CEO of Vanden Borre, one of the largest appliance retailers in Belgium, which successfully developed the Darty concept. With an MBA from the Sorbonne and a diploma from the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises de Paris (IAE), Charles-Henri joined Vanden Borre in 2008 as Marketing Director in charge of the multi-channel-sales and procurement strategy. Previously, he had worked for 13 years at the Darty Group where he served in several capacities. These included developing procurement in Asia, in addition to several product categories throughout Europe. He has vast experience in developed markets in addition to the distribution sector in countries where the Darty Group operates.

Christian Lou has been the Marketing and Digital Director of the Darty Group since 2014. As a graduate of the School of Law and Arts at the Université de Reims, Christian Lou joined the Darty Group in 1990 as Head of Sales. He was then appointed Store Director, Sales Director, and then Central Sales Director of Darty Ile de France.

Marcos RUAO

Fnac Spain Managing Director

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Chairman, France Billet

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Matthieu MALIGE

Group Finance Director

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He is a graduate from HEC, from the Ecole des Travaux Publics and holds a Master’s Degree in Science (UCLA). Matthieu Malige started his career at Lazard Frères in Paris where he worked as Finance Affairs Assistant Director. From 2003 to 2011, he held different positions inside the Carrefour Group: Development and Strategy Director, Carrefour Belgium Finance Director and Carrefour France Finance Director. Since August 2011, he is Finance Director of Groupe Fnac.

With a Master’s Degree and postgraduate degree (DEA) in Economics from Paris IX-Dauphine and Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne universities, Katia Hersard has over 15 years of marketing experience. She began her international career as an economist for various international organizations, before spending seven years as a brand strategy consultant with TBWA and Ogilvy & Mather in Paris. From 2003 to 2010 she was Brand Director and then Director of Strategic Marketing at Club Med, and was also a member of the Club Med management committee. Katia Hersard joined the Fnac Group in 2010 as Brand and Marketing Director. In December 2013, she became head of e-commerce for the Group and was appointed Director of E-commerce, Marketing & Brand. In june 2016, she joined the Group’s ticketing subsidiary, France Billet, where she was appointed Chairman.

After graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon, then with a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, Marcos Ruao continued his studies, earning a diploma in Supply Chain Management and Leadership. He began his professional career in 1995 as a Researcher in the Lisbon University of Engineering’s I&D department. That same year, he began working for DHL, where he held several Management positions. In 2007, he joined Fnac Portugal and managed several departments such as Logistics, Supply Chain and E-commerce. In 2013, Marcos Ruão was appointed Managing Director of Fnac España and is a member of the Fnac Group’s Executive Committee.

Frédérique GIAVARINI

Human Resources Director

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Laurent GLÉPIN

Communications Director

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Director of DOSI

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A graduate of the École Polytechnique et de Télécom ParisTech, Eric Iooss has spent his whole career in IT. In particular, he was in charge of information systems for Cegetel, Neuf Cegetel and the SFR Group. In 2015, he became Chief IT Architect for the British Telecom Group. In June 2016, he joined Fnac as Director of Organization and Information Systems. He also sits on the Group’s Executive Committee.

A graduate of EFAP with a major in Promotions (1990), Laurent Glépin is a communications expert. Most notably, from 1995 to 2007 he worked at the Elysée Palace as press advisor to French President Jacques Chirac before becoming Communications Director for the Georges Pompidou National Arts and Cultural Center. At the end of 2008, he headed up the communications division of Europe 1 radio. He joined the Fnac Group in January 2011 as Communications Director.

A graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies and with a Master’s Degree in Applied Economics, Frédérique started her career in public domain consultancy, before joining the Organization and Strategy team of Arthur Andersen then BearingPoint. After this experience in the consultancy domain, she integrated the Fnac strategy department as Project manager in 2007. In 2010, she joined the brand and marketing department as Studies and Offer Marketing Director. In 2011, she was named Public Affairs and Strategy Director then extended her role in 2013 by becoming Director for Organization, Strategy and Public Affairs. She also manages the store projects and performance plan. The Indirect purchasing division is attached to her. She is Human Resources Director since 2014.


Operations Director

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A graduate of ESSEC and former consultant at McKinsey & Company, Olivier Theulle managed the Le Chameau brand for the Lafuma Group between 2006 and 2009 before joining Redcats (Kering Group) in 2010, first as Chief Executive Officer of Relais Colis and then as Group Operations Director. He joined the Fnac Group in December 2013 as Operations Director. He is responsible for logistics, supply, after-sales service management, call centers and project management.

Florian Ingen-Housz

Executive committee secretary
Fnac Darty Strategy and M&A Director

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A Sciences Po Paris graduate (MSc in Corporate Finance and Strategy), Florian has started his carreer in 2007 in the M&A department of Lazard Frères. In 2010, he joined the Paris office of Deutsche Bank, where he occupied the position of Vice President in the Corporate Finance & Advisry department. Florian joined FNAC in 2014 as Head of M&AA, and carried out the various external growth initiatives of the group, including the acquisition of Darty.