NEWS4 April 2017

Google’s Bacuvier named as new dunnhumby CEO

Data analytics News People UK

UK – Tesco and dunnhumby have jointly announced the appointment of Guillaume Bacuvier, currently vice president of advertising solutions at Google, to the role of CEO.

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Bacuvier succeeds Simon Hay, who left the company in February after 25 years of service, including the last six as CEO. 

Prior to his role at Google, Bacuvier worked at Orange Group, having begun his career at Booz Allen Hamilton. He will take up his position at dunnhumby in May. 

“I’m delighted to announce the appointment of Guillaume Bacuvier as dunnhumby CEO," said Dave Lewis, Tesco CEO. "He brings significant international transformation experience and a deep understanding of data-led advertising solutions and of analytics and customer insights."