Expertise and Experience:
Sebastien started off his career with Castorama France, before transferring to help start up Castorama in Poland in 1995 including various roles in buying. He was appointed commercial director in 2000. In 2009, he left Castorama Poland to join B&Q as director of trading Decoration. He joined Maxeda DIY in Netherlands in 2012 as COO Belgium also in charge of format strategy. Sebastien has been leading Castorama Poland since 2015, maintaining and strengthening the company’s leadership position while transforming the business. Starting from September 2018, he took on responsibility for our banners in Iberia, Spain and Russia (sold in 2020).
Sebastian has been appointed to the new role of Chief Commercial Officer, with effect from April 2022. In this role, Sebastien will assume leadership of the Offer & Sourcing, Supply Chain & Logistics and Customer Insight functions across the group, bringing his breadth of commercial, trading and banner experience to these teams.