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KEDGE graduate appointed Chief Operating Officer of Fnac

At the beginning of February, the Fnac Darty group announced the appointment of Mehdi Dahmani (Exec MBA KEDGE graduate) as Fnac's Chief Operating Officer.

As of February 20, 2023, Mehdi Dahmani, 55, will be responsible for the management and development of Fnac's integrated store network, as well as for the commercial management of Fnac's integrated and franchised stores in France.s Fnac stores, as well as the commercial management of Fnac integrated and franchised stores in France, alongside the Regional Sales Directors.


Since 2017 and until now, Mehdi Dahmani held the position of Director of After Sales Operations & Omnichannel Logistics Fnac Darty. Mehdi Dahmani will report to François Gazuit, Operations Director.


A graduate of Executive MBA from KEDGE Business School, Mehdi began his career by taking on various operational positions in stores: Darty store manager, Leroy Merlin sector manager. In 2000, he joined Dixons UK as PC City France Operations Director in charge of PC World store opening projects in France, then as European Director of Dixons reverse logistics. In 2007, he joined the PPR Group as Director of Operations and the Surcouf website, then Director of Home Services at Fnac. In 2012, he expanded his responsibilities as Director of Quality and Store Operations at Fnac, before expanding his scope again as Director of After Sales Operations and 2nd Life at Fnac. Since 2017, he has been Director of After Sales Operations & Omnichannel Logistics Fnac Darty.


During his career, Mehdi has led several large-scale transformation and change management projects such as the opening of stores, the relaunching of activities, the simplification and digitization of omnichannel logistics operations (e.g., the creation of a new store) and the development of a new business model.DiaLog project), and Fnac Darty after-sales service synergies, particularly on integration, organization, transformation and modernization projects for Fnac Darty after-sales service.


With his solid operational experience in retail, the expertise he has acquired throughout his career and his perfect knowledge of the Group and its challenges, Mehdi Dahmani has all the assets to enable him to continue managing and developing the Fnac store network and to carry out the Group's ambitions.

About Fnac Darty:

With a presence in twelve countries, Fnac Darty is a European leader in the distribution of cultural goods, leisure, technical products and household appliances. The group, which employs more than 25,000 people, has a network of 971 stores and is a major player in e-commerce in France (an average of nearly 27 million unique visitors per month) with its three merchant sites,, and As a leading omni-channel player, Fnac Darty will generate sales of more than 8 billion euros in 2021, 26% of which will be generated on the Internet. For more information: 


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