Joined the Board as Deputy Chairman in May 2006 before being appointed Chairman on 3 June 2009. He is Chairman of the Nomination Committee.
Other directorships: Daniel is President of Provestis, his own investment company.
He has been Senior Advisor of TowerBrook Capital Partners since October 2010. He is the Lead Independent Director of Capgemini and is also Honorary Chairman of the HEC Business School Foundation in Paris and a member of the Board of HEC.
Expertise and experience: Daniel provides considerable retailing experience and
expertise to the Kingfisher Board. From 2010 to 2015 he was Chairman of MAF Retail Group, Dubai. 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 Saint-Gobain until June 2006.