Emmanuel Grenier was appointed as our Co-CEO in June 2014 and subsequently appointed CEO and replacement executive director on January 21, 2016. Since joining Casino Group in 1996, Mr. Grenier has served in a variety of roles in supply chain and IT, most recently as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Cdiscount since 2008. Mr. Grenier holds a masters degree from ESC Chambéry in France.
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 2017, Mr. Dubarry has served successively as Chief Accounting Officer and Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Cdiscount. He also acted as interim Chief Financial Officer of Cnova from April to November 2021. Prior to joining the Company Mr. Dubarry worked 12 years at Deloitte France within the Audit service line, lastly in the role of Director. Mr Dubarry has an engineer’s degree from the École Spéciale des Travaux Public (ESTP) and is a French Certified Public Accountant.