Chicago Booth Alumni Club France invites you to hear from Daniel Bernard, former President Carrefour CEO and Chairman of Kingfisher plc.


Maison des Polytechniciens
12 rue de Poitiers
Paris, France

Event Details

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of France are pleased to invite you to an evening conference at the Maison des Polytechniciens, where you will have the opportunity to hear from Daniel Bernard former Chairman and CEO of Carrefour and Chairman of Kingfisher plc.

Topic: Trade and consumption in digital transformation.

The digital revolution is accelerating in all areas of society. Mobility, cloud , big data ... is a technological revolution that is changing the social relations and economic life.


47 € for Booth Alumni 
57 € for non-members


Register Online

Deadline: 1/19/2016

Speaker Profiles

Daniel Bernard (Speaker)
Chairman, Kingfisher plc

Daniel Bernard joined the Board of Kingfisher plc as Deputy Chairman in May 2006 before being appointed Chairman on 3 June 2009. He is President of Provestis, his own investment company, and since January 2010 has been Chairman of MAF Retail Group, Dubai. He has also been Senior Advisor of TowerBrook Capital Partners since October 2010. He is a non-executive director of Capgemini. He is also Honorary Chairman of the HEC Business School Foundation in Paris and a member of the Advisory Board of HEC.

Expertise and experience: Daniel provides considerable retailing experience and expertise to the Kingfisher Board. He was Chairman and Chief Executive of Carrefour, the Paris-based retail group and world's second largest retailer, from 1992 to 2005. Prior to Carrefour, he was Chief Operating Officer of METRO, Germany's leading international retailer. He was previously a non-executive director of Compagnie de St Gobain until June 2006.


Sandra Valmier, '11(EXP-16)