BOARD OF DIRECTORS

D. Stephan DuCharme
Mr. Stephan Ducharme
D. Sergio Dias
Mr. Sergio Dias
D. Jaime García-Legaz Ponce
Mr. Jaime García-Legaz Ponce
D. Marcelo Maia
Mr. Marcelo Maia
Basola Vallés
Mrs. Basola Vallés
D. José Wahnon Levy
Mr. José Wahnon Levy

Executive Chairman / Executive Director

Mr. Stephan
DuCharme

Date of the appointment: 30th August, 2019 (on an interim basis on 21st May, 2019 and ratified by the AGM on 30th August, 2019)

Holds a Degree in Political Science and Economics from University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from INSEAD (France). He has over 30 years of experience leading cutting-edge organizations in the financial, industrial and retail sectors. He is currently the non-executive Chairman of the Supervisory Board of food retailer X5 Retail Group, where he led the company’s successful turnaround plan between 2012 and 2015 as CEO. Starting his professional career at Salomon Brothers in 1987, Mr. Ducharme has also held posts at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Alfa Group. He is currently the Managing Partner of L1 Retail, the retail division of LetterOne.

Consejero independiente coordinador / Consejero independiente

D. Christian
Couvreux

Fecha de nombramiento: 21 de mayo de 2019 y ratificado en JGA el 30 de agosto de 2019

  • Número de acciones: 21.748
  • Número de derechos: 1.034.864

El Sr. Couvreux es licenciado en Ciencias Económicas por la Universidad de París y cuenta con un Programa Avanzado de Gestión por INSEAD. Ha ocupado varios cargos durante su carrera, incluyendo el de Agregado Comercial Adjunto y Agregado del Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas francés en Noruega y Arabia Saudi, CEO de CFAO Congo y Vicepresidente Ejecutivo Senior de Buying, Logistics and Affiliates (1990-1997 ), CEO y Presidente del Consejo de Administración del Grupo Casino (de 1997 a 2003) y miembro del Consejo de Supervisión de X5 Retail Group.

Member of the Board of DIA / External Dominical Director

MR. Sergio
Dias

Date of the appointment: 30th August, 2019 (on an interim basis on 21st May, 2019 and ratified by the AGM on 30th August, 2019)

Represented Shareholder: L1R INVEST1 HOLDINGS, S.A.R.L

Holds a Degree in Business Administration – Finance and Marketing – from Fundação Armando Alvarez Penteado (Brazil). This investor, entrepreneur and start-up advisor has been key to the creation and strategic development of companies and brands around the world. An expert in retailing and the food industry, he joined Carrefour Group in 1988, where he rose to become Deputy CFO and General Manager of the non-food eCommerce sites. In 2002 I have joined LVMH Moët Hennessy to leads its Wines and Spirits Division before being appointed CEO of Millennium (Belvedere Vodka), which also forms part of the group, in 2005. Mr. Ferreira Dias has also been Executive Chairman of SecretSales.com and CEO of Brands4friends.de, among other posts. He is currently a Partner of the retail division of L1 Retail LLP.

Lead Independent Director / Independent Director

Mr. Jaime
García-Legaz Ponce

Date of appointment: 20th March, 2019 (on an interim basis on 10th January, 2019 and ratified by the AGM on 20th March, 2019)

Number of shares: 40,717

Number of rights: 1,034,864

Holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics and Business Administration from CUNEF (Spain) and a PhD in Economics from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He has been a State Trade Expert and Economist since 1994. Mr. García-Legaz has held important positions in Spanish Government bodies, rising to become Secretary of State for Commerce, International Trade and Foreign Investment from 2011 to 2015. Between 2015 and 2017, he was Executive Chairman of CESCE, Chairman of the International Consortium of Credit Insurers (CIAC in Spanish) and Chairman of Dun & Bradsteet. Lastly, between 2017 and 2018 he was Executive Chairman and CEO of AENA. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of AENA DESARROLLO INTERNACIONAL, SME, S.A., Ahorro Corporación Financiera, S.V., S.A.U. and Canal de Isabel II.

Member of the Board of DIA / Other external Director

Mr. Marcelo
Maia

Date of the appointment: 1st January 2021 and ratified by the AGM on 31th May, 2021

Number of shares: 0

Number of rights: 1,274,427

CEO of DIA Brazil to date, he was previously Executive Vice President and shareholder of Lojas Maia, one of the main distribution chains in Northeast Brazil, specializing in the sale of furniture, electronics and household appliances. It was sold to Magazine Luiza in 2010, where he later continued his professional career. Previously-held positions: Secretary of State for Commerce and Services of the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services (2015-2018) and President of the Brazilian Association of Franchising.

Member of the Board of DIA / Independent Director

Mrs. Basola
Vallés

Date of the appointment: 14th January, 2020 and ratified by the AGM on 31th July, 2020

Number of shares: 0

Number of rights: 1,387,604

Mrs. Vallés has 25 years of national and international professional experience, focused on the retail sector, both online and off-line, as an investor, consultant and business manager. She began her professional career in the financial sector in the United Kingdom at Nomura Securities and Morgan Stanley. Then she joins Mckinsey London where she works, for 6 years, mainly with retail companies in Europe. She continues her career in Baugur Group Venture Capital fund specialized in European retail companies, where she was an Operating Partner, responsible for the growth and expansion of the invested companies. More recently, Mrs. Vallés was the Senior Category Leader Amazon Books & Media divisions at Amazon Spain and CEO of Eventim Tickets (entradas.com). Mrs. Vallés is also Independent Director at Aegon Spain, Advisory Board member of ING Spain and the Innovation Council member of Prosegur Cash. Holds a Degree in Business Administration and Management from the European Business School and an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern New York School of Business.

Member of the Board of DIA / Independent Director

MR. José
Wahnon Levy

Date of the appointment: 30th August, 2019 (on an interim basis on 21st May, 2019 and ratified by the AGM on 30th August, 2019)

Number of shares: 17.804

Number of rights: 1.034.864

Has a Degree in Economics from Universidad de Barcelona, a Law Degree from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and completed a PMD at Harvard Business School. He began his professional career at PwC, where he was made partner in 1987. He headed up the Financial Services area at PwC from 1987 to 2003 and the Audit Division between 2003 and 2007. Mr. Wahnon has held board-level positions at major companies of the likes of Ezentis, Dexia-Sabadell and Bankia.