Executive Committee


    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer


    Dag is from Norway and has a degree from ESSEC Business School. He joined the group in 1988 as International Financial Controller. He pursued his career in Belgium at Press Shop then AMP where he became Managing Director in 1996. In 1999, he was promoted to Deputy CEO of Lagardère Travel Retail. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lagardère Travel Retail since 2011. He loves to travel and discover new places.

  • Frédéric CHEVALIER

    Regional COO


    A graduate of l’Ecole Nationale des Ponts & Chaussées and Paristech, Frédéric joined Lagardère Travel Retail in 2008 as EVP in charge of Strategy, Innovation and Sustainable Development. Prior to that he had worked in private equity and management consulting. In 2014, Frédéric was promoted to Chief Business Officer and became Chief Operating Officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2017.

  • Lucio ROSSETTO

    Chief Business Officer


    After graduating in aeronautical engineering, Lucio worked in Germany for BMW Rolls-Royce Aeroengines in Germany, then moved into consulting, working for Roland Berger (1996-1999) and McKinsey Italy (1999-2006). In 2006, Lucio joined Coop, as Hypermarket & Non-Food Director in Bologna before being promoted to CEO of Coop Sicily. He joined Lagardère Travel Retail in 2015, as CEO of Italy. In 2020, he became the Chief Business Officer of Lagardère Travel Retail, based in Paris. He loves winter skiing and Mediterranean summer flavors.


    Chief Financial and Branch Compliance Officer & Regional COO


    Having graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and the Sorbonne University, Luc started his career at LMPI in Montreal in 1991. After a move to Ernst & Young, he returned to Lagardère Travel Retail in 1994 as International Financial Controller. From 1996 to 1999 he was Director of the Financial Planning Department, then Financial Director of the North American division. In 1999 he became CFO of Lagardère Travel Retail. Luc moved to Sydney in 2006 to become Managing Director of Lagardère Travel Retail Pacific. In 2009, he returned to Europe to run the Swiss retail division, before rising to Group CFO of Lagardère Travel Retail in 2011. In 2020, he also became in charge of supervising the Pacific region. Luc loves traveling, skiing and spending time with his wife and three daughters.

  • Jean-Baptiste MORIN

    Regional COO and Chief Talent & Organization Officer


    Jean-Baptiste, a graduate of HEC Paris, joined the group in Canada in 1989 as Financial Analyst, and was VP of Operations at Lagardère Services from 1997 to 2000. After four years as CEO at Lapker in Hungary, he became President & CEO of our North American travel retail operations. Jean-Baptiste then took charge of the global duty free division as CEO in 2007 and in 2011 he became CEO of our wholesale and distribution operations. By 2014 he was again on the other side of the Atlantic as COO of Lagardère Travel Retail for the Americas. He still holds that position today in addition to that of Chief Talent & Organization Officer. Jean-Baptiste enjoys books and music, and mountaineering.

  • Vincent ROMET

    CEO of Lagardère Travel Retail France & Regional COO


    A graduate of HEC Paris, Vincent joined the group in 1997 as Director of the Airports, Hotels and Motorways network at Relay France. Between 2000 and 2005 he was Sales Director at Relay France, then EVP in charge of Central and Northern Europe until 2007. He then took General Manager roles at SSP and St Gobain before returning to Lagardère Travel Retail as Regional COO for EMEA in 2011. In December 2016, he was made CEO of Lagardère Travel Retail France and COO for the UAE and KSA.

  • Séverine LANTHIER

    Chief Strategy and Development Officer & Regional COO


    Séverine Lanthier, graduated from Paris Dauphine University, first joined the group in 2004 to launch operations in China where she has been CEO until 2008. She then managed several business development initiatives which led to the acquisition of Aeroporti di Roma’s duty-free activities in 2012, which she ran as CEO until 2015.
    In 2015, she joined the global luxury group Kering to take responsibility for travel retail.
    In 2020, she came back to Lagardère Travel Retail, as Chief Strategy and Development Officer & Regional COO, overseeing Business Development, Strategy, Innovation and External Communication, as well as Asia.

Management Board


The Management Board is composed of the Executive Committee and the following CEOs and EVP.

  • Mélanie Guilldou

    Executive VP Foodservice and CSR


    A graduate of EDHEC Business School, Melanie started her career at Agapes Group, then worked at Sodexo as B2B Marketing Manager for 6 years. She joined SSP in 2008 as Marketing & Business Development Director in charge of France and Benelux. After a short period at Carrefour Property, she joined Lagardère Travel Retail in 2016 as an EVP to manage the Foodservice business line globally. Melanie is a foodie and explores new foods and drinks with her family whenever she can.

  • Gregg Paradies

    President and CEO of Paradies Lagardère


    Gregg graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and was selected for the Executive Training Program at Macy’s before joining the family business in 1987 as manager of hotel properties. In 1991, he was promoted to Regional Vice President and, in 2000, he became COO. By 2004, he was made President and CEO, and has sustained the company’s track record of 58 consecutive years of profitability since its founding in 1960. Gregg leads Paradies Lagardère with unwavering attention to service across its store and restaurant operations.

  • Lylian Vignau

    CEO of Lagardère Travel Retail/Duty Free Global


    Lylian, a graduate of ESSEC and an agronomist, began his career in Australia with Rémy Cointreau in 1991. He joined the global retailer Casino in 1995 where he held different management positions in Latin America, France, and finally Switzerland as Director of Global Sourcing. In 2014 he joined beauty retailer Sephora Europe & Middle East as Head Merchant before taking the position of CEO at the duty free division of Lagardère Travel Retail in 2017.