Mr. Amaury De Seze is Chairman of the Board of Carrefour SA as of July 28, 2008 and is also Member of the Company's Strategy Committee. He was previously Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company and was appointed Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board from 2006 and then Chairman of the Supervisory Board on May 12, 2008. He was also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PAI partners until October 2007.
He graduated from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He started his career in 1968 at Bull General Electric. In 1978, he joined Volvo group, where he was respectively Managing Director, Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of Volvo France, Chairman of Volvo Corporate Europe, Member of the Executive Committee of Volvo group and Member of the Strategy Committee of Renault Volvo. He joined Paribas group in 1993 as Member of the Management Board of Compagnie Financiere de Paribas and Banque Paribas. Mr. De Seze holds several other mandates, including Director of Suez Environnement, Imerys, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, and Erbe and Member of the Supervisory Board of Publicis and Gras Savoye.