Mélanie Guilldou has been leading Lagardère Travel Retail Foodservice since May 2016.
Lagardère Travel Retail is a leading global company with a presence across 34 countries, at 240 airports and 750 metro/railway stations. Mélanie Guilldou has been leading Lagardère Travel Retail Foodservice, one of the Group’s three business lines (along with Duty Free and Travel Essentials), since May 2016.
The Foodservice business line has been identified as a strategic activity within the company, with great expectations in terms of sales and business development. It’s already the most dynamic of the three lines, and new partnerships are constantly being built to enrich the portfolio of more than 200 brands (proprietary, partner and bespoke brands).
A graduate of the EDHEC Business School of Lille (North of France), Mélanie has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and business in the retail and foodservice industries, gained at major French and international players such as Agapes Group, Sodexo, SSP and Carrefour Property. Within Sodexo she was Head of Marketing for B&I in France before joining SSP as Marketing and Business Development Director for France, Belgium and Netherlands. Then she entered Carrefour Property as Marketing and Retail Letting Director.