Sebastien Defois

Linquip Level: Expert

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

VP International Food Merchandise / Omnichannel Food Retail & Procurement Executive at Carrefour

Status: Open to work

Executive MBA Digital Transformation

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Sebastien is a senior executive with more than 20 years’ experience in Fresh Food & FMCG retail merchandising and procurement in Europe, Asia and Middle East & Africa. He specializes in supply economies of scale and disruption of the food retail value proposition through differentiating sourcing and innovative product development, off/online integration and store of the future transformation. Digitally savvy, pragmatic, analytical and creative with an adaptive leadership style, Sebastien has proven track record of successful business strategy execution exceeding sales & profit goals, distribution cost optimization, as well as enhanced customer experience translated into gain of market share.

He is now engaged in bringing his years of experience as a freelance catalyst of value creation within the food industry.

Skills (Expertise):


Strategic Sourcing


Consulting services

perishable food

omnichannel retail

Retail food merchandise

Commercial director

Import export


Private label

Digital transformation

Business strateggy