Professional background: A Franco-Canadian citizen, Emmanuel joined Lagardère Travel Retail in 1996, working first in the group's Canadian press distribution subsidiary, followed by a period leading the retail division in Romania before becoming an Executive Vice President of the group in 2007.
Appointed COO of Lagardere Travel Retail in charge of the Asia Pacific in 2010, Emmanuel de Place is based in Singapore where he manages and develops the Asian businesses and supervises the Pacific area.
Chief Business Officer - Lagardère Travel Retail
Education: HEC Paris Business School
Professional background: Ambroise Fondeur joined Lagardère Travel Retail in 1993. From 1998, he served as Financial Director for the group's Travel Retail subsidiary in North America. In 2000, he took over the Duty Free Business Development & Supply Chain department, and later the group's international development. In 2009, he oversaw Purchasing, Marketing and Innovation for the group's Duty Free subsidiary, before being named Chief Executive Officer in 2011.
Professional background: A Norwegian citizen graduated from the French ESSEC Business School, Dag Rasmussen joined LAGARDERE TRAVEL RETAIL in 1988 as an International Business and Financial Controller.
In 1991, he was promoted as the Finance and Organization Director at Press Shop, Brussels, then joined AMP, the Belgian press distribution company of the Group, before becoming its General Manager in 1996.
In 1999, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of LAGARDERE TRAVEL RETAIL.
In this capacity, he supervised the companies of the Group located in northern and central Europe, and more recently, in the rest of Europe and in North America.
In 2011, he became the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lagardère Travel Retail.
CEO France – Regional COO
Education: HEC Paris Business School
Professional background: Vincent Romet previously worked as Sales Manager and Export Director for major international companies including Solvay and CFAO from 1989 to 1997, when he joined Relay France as Director of the Airports network, before becoming Sales Director in 2000.
In 2005, he became Deputy Director for the LS Central and Northern Europe. In 2007, he joined SSP as Managing Director for France and Belgium. He then became CEO of Point.P Travaux Publics in 2009.
Professional background: Jean-Baptiste Morin joined the Group in 1990.
He came to the head office as International Financial Controller following a year spent in Canada.
In 1994, he moved to Austria to lead the Vienna office before returning to France in 1997 to oversee development of a number of Central European subsidiaries.
In 2000, he took the reins of the Hungarian Press Distribution and Retail firm Lapker, based in Budapest. In 2004, he was assigned to Toronto, Canada, as CEO of HDS RNA, the Group's North American Retail subsidiary.
He returned to Paris in 2007 as President of Aelia.
Chief Financial Officer - Lagardère Travel Retail
Education: Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and Paris University (MBA)
Professional background: Luc joined LMPI in Montreal in 1991. In 1994, he joined LS Head Office in Paris as International Financial Controller, and was mainly responsible for monitoring the retail activities of HDS in North America, and duty free activities in France and in Mexico. In 1996, he was appointed Director of the Financial Control Department, then Financial Director of HDS RNA.
Late 1999, he became Chief Financial Officer of the Duty Free activities of LS (AELIA Group).
Mid-2006 he moved to Sydney to join LS Asia Pacific as General Manager - Australia. He came back in Europe end of 2009 to take over the General Manager position of Naville Détail in Switzerland.
Education: Ecole nationale des ponts et chaussées
Professional background: Frédéric previously worked as Senior Manager at OC&C Strategy Consultants (2000 - 2006) and Analyst for PAI partners (formerly Paribas Affaires Industrielles - 1999).