(...) Nothing is impossible with team spirit !
For Thierry Guibert, life is a large playing field of freedom, action and matches. Free-spirited Thierry quickly inspired by its values before passionately plying his craft at a series of companies.
In 2008, he became FNAC CEO before taking up the same position at Conforama.
In 2015, he was appointed CEO of Lacoste and MF Brands Group. Since then, Thierry has steadfastly upheld the values of the Lacoste brand: audacity to constantly conquer new heights; tenacity to commit teams to a shared project; and confidence and transparency to foster boldness and creativity in each and every one of us with the spirit and standards that have forever embodied Lacoste.
Catherine Spindler channels her contagious energy into spearheading meaningful transformation projects. Originally, Catherine wanted to become an olfactotherapist. But, as fate would have it, Catherine started out at Guerlain (LVMH) in 1999 as product manager prior to onboarding at Yves Rocher. In 2003, she moved to China where bikes still ruled the day, launching the Yves Rocher brand. Until 2007, she laid the company’s regional groundwork before returning to France and transforming a skincare brand. In 2014, she joined flash sales group, Vente-privee.com. Her work on international and digital transformation resulted in a rebrand to “Veepee”.
As of end-2019, Catherine adopted the Crocodile, bringing fresh ideas and energy to Lacoste that fuel creativity.
With a passion for her work and a love of sports, Catherine thrives in a team, united by strong values like audacity. With Catherine, it’s game, set and match, won with style and flair.
After two years playing his trade in international taxation at a law firm, Denis Lamoureux entered the world of business, joining LVMH. Denis spent five years at France’s largest luxury conglomerate, working in tax structuring and financing. In 2008, Denis Lamoureux made the move to MF Brands Group to head up its international business fiscal department. More recently, he led the Group’s M&A. He was named Lacoste Finance EVP in 2017
where he discovered a playing field to match the Group’s values of freedom, persistence and tenacity.
One brand, one team, one voice: Philippe Pastor is a seasoned team player. He began his career as a product manager at Reckitt & Colman before becoming a consultant and manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York. He then joined Kering (PPR at the time) in 2000. Based in Los Angeles, Philippe oversaw the development of Mobile Planet Inc., prior to managing Fnac Éveil et Jeux in 2005. In 2012, he moved to Vivarte group, becoming CEO of its Footwear department.
Building on his experience, Philippe made the Lacoste rankings in 2016. He was handpicked for a new role to transform the Group into a lifestyle brand by growing its “shoes” and “leather goods” segments.
Gaelle Petit-Perrin is a strong believer that companies should allow each and everyone to continuously learn and further develop.
She herself had the opportunity to do many different things, starting her career in marketing, moving on to CRM, then e-commerce and Digital at Yves Rocher, where she was in the end leading the Digital Marketing and Social Media global team.
She then decided to join one of the global leaders in leadership advisory and executive search, Russell Reynolds, advising her clients in the retail and fashion sector on talent and leadership, helping them transform their organization to best tackle business challenges