Thailand’s Central Group names new executives
Thailand’s Central Group has appointed Stephane Coum as CEO of Central Food Retail Group.
The appointment coincides with Alistair Taylor being handed the role of president of Central FamilyMart. Both appointments are part of the firm’s strategy to develop borderless retail and digital technology.
Central runs food stores and supermarkets in the territory, with its Central FamilyMart subsidiary responsible for its convenience stores.
Stephane Coum has worked in the global retail industry for more than 20 years, and was previously operations director for Carrefour Italia.
A statement by the firm said Coum will lead CFRG to become a leader in innovation, gaining market share and growth in sales and profits. He aims to transform the business through the use of technology and digital tools.