Chief Compliance OfficerBiography
General Counsel and Executive Board memberBiography
Group CFO and CFO of CdiscountBiography
Mr. Thomas Metivier is a graduate of École Polytechnique and an Engineer of France’s Corps des Mines, Mr. Metivier held, between 2012 and 2017, various administrative positions in the French Ministry of Economy (Advisor for Economy to the Prefect of Aquitaine Region then Deputy Regional Director for Economy and Employment in Bordeaux, France). He joined Cdiscount’s strategy department in 2017 and was appointed Head of Strategy in 2018. Appointed Marketplace, International and Strategy Director in 2019, he joined Cdiscount’s Executive committee. Since then, he has been in charge of Cdiscount’s Marketplace development. He launched the B2B marketplace solution project which became our Octopia subsidiary and was appointed CEO of Octopia in 2021.
Pascal Rivet was appointed as Chief Compliance Officer on March 17, 2016. Prior thereto, Mr. Rivet served as our Interim General Counsel since March 2015. Since joining Casino Group in 1995, Mr. Rivet has served in several different roles in legal affairs and tax compliance, most recently as International Legal Affairs Officer, and prior to that as General Counsel, Legal and Tax Officer and Group Tax Manager. Mr. Rivet holds a Master of Laws degree from the Faculté de Droit et Science Politique of the Université de Toulouse 1 Capitole and a degree from the French National Tax School.
Steven Geers was appointed as the Company’s executive Board member and General Counsel on December 21, 2021. Mr. Geers became the Company’s General Counsel on March 17, 2016, after having worked as Assistant General Counsel from March 1, 2015. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Geers worked as a senior lawyer at General Electric (GE) and practiced law at international law firms in Amsterdam and The Hague in the Netherlands, and New York City, USA. Mr. Geers holds a Master’s degree in Corporate Law from Groningen University in the Netherlands.
Since joining Cnova in 2021, Mr. Trézières has served as Finance and Transformation Director at Cdiscount and was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Cnova in October 2022. Prior thereto, Yves served successively a variety of senior management roles over the past 30 years as Vice President Logistics, Information Systems, Finance, Risk, Transformation and Project in one leader of the French Industry, Nexans a 6 billion euros revenue listed company, with a worldwide scope. Yves held degree in Finance, French University.