Appointment of Thomas J. Barrack Jr. to Carrefour’s Board of Directors
BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France -- January 21, 2014
The Board of Directors of Carrefour (Paris:CA), during its meeting on January
15, 2014, co-opted as Director Thomas J. Barrack Jr., Chairman, Chief
Executive Officer and founder of Colony Capital. He will replace Sébastien
Bazin for the remainder of his term until the end of the General Assembly
called to approve the accounts for the year ending December 31, 2015.
This appointment will be subject to shareholder ratification at Carrefour’s
next General Assembly.
Georges Plassat, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, on behalf of all Board
members, thanks Sébastien Bazinfor his contribution and commitment to
Carrefour’s Board of Directors, of which he was Vice President and Director,
as well as to the specific Board committees.
Before founding Colony Capital in 1990, Thomas J. Barrack Jr., a U.S.
national, was a principal with The Robert M. Bass Group, a Forth Worth,
Texas-based investment group. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University
of Southern California and a J.D. from the University of San Diego.
About Carrefour Group
The world’s second-largest retailer and the biggest in Europe, Carrefour Group
employs 357,000 people. Present in 34 countries with nearly 10,000 stores,
Carrefour posted total 2013 sales of €100.2 billion. A multi-local,
multi-format and multi-channel retailer, Carrefour is a partner to everyday
life. It serves more than 12 million customers daily throughout the world,
offering a wide variety of products and services at the right price. For more
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