Board of Directors

It is our administrative body. It is made up of 9 members, elected by the General Assembly of Shareholders, of which at least three must be independent.

Christophe José Hidalgo

Appointment date:
He is 52 years old and is CFO (Chief Financial Officer) of GPA since 2012. Worked as CFO of Éxito Group (Colombia), subsidiary of Casino Group, from 2010 to 2012. After joining Casino, in 2000, he took several posts in finance and controllership in the Group. As previous experience in Brazil, he worked as CFO of the retailer Castorama, between 1996 and 2000. Christophe is French, with bachelor’s degree in private law and degree in finance and accounting, both from the University of Bordeaux (France).
Christophe Hidalgo

Professional experience

• 2012 - Currently: Chief Financial Officer – GPA, Brazil

• 2010 - 2012: Chief Financial Officer – Almacenes Éxito, Colombia

• 2008 - 2010: DG Delegue Finances – Cdiscount (Casino), France

• 2005 - 2008: Financial Officer – Vindemia (Casino), Indic ocean

• 2001 - 2005: General Secretary – Libertad (Casino), Argentina

• 2000 - 2001: International Management Controller – Casino Group, France

• 1996 - 2000: Chief Financial Officer – Castorama, Brazil

• 1991 - 1996: Management Controller Auditor – Castorama, France

Board of directors/Collegiated bodies

  • 2017 - Currently: Board Member - Cnova N.V. (Cdiscount), Netherlands
  • 2014 - Currently: Board Member - FIC (Credit branch of Itaú Bank), Brazil

Languages

Frech, Portuguese, English and Spanish