Delhaize Group, the Belgian international food retailer, has hired Pierre Bouchut as chief financial officer (CFO) responsible for finance, strategy and merger and acquisition (M&A). Bouchut comes to Delhaize Group with a track record in general management and finance positions with prominent international companies such as Carrefour, Schneider and Casino.
Bouchut was most recently executive director growth markets of Carrefour, overlooking operations in Latin America (Brazil, Columbia and Argentina) and in Turkey, India, Indonesia and Malaysia. He was also overlooking Carrefour personal financial services operations worldwide. Bouchut joined Carrefour in 2009 as CFO, in charge of finance, IT, legal affairs and personal financial services operations.
Between 1990 and 2005, Bouchut was with Group Casino, where he successively held the positions of CFO, managing director and chief executive officer (CEO) responsible for both the French and international operations (US, Poland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, Brazil, Argentina, Columbia and Venezuela).
From 2005 to 2009, Bouchut served with Schneider Group as CFO, developing numerous initiatives in the field of structured finance, risk management and external growth. In his earlier career, he worked among others with Citibank and Bankers Trust, as well as with McKinsey.
Bouchut graduated from HEC and holds a Master Degree in Applied Economics from Paris Dauphine University. He succeeds Stéfan Descheemaker, who was appointed CEO of Delhaize Europe.
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