Laurent Glepin | Influence 100

Laurent Glépin

Group Executive Director of Communications
France, Europe



Laurent Glépin joined the Carrefour group as executive director, communications for the French multinational retailer – one of the largest supermarket chains in the world – in late 2017. He started out in political comms with the French political party ‘Rassemblement pour la République”, serving as press attaché from 1990, and subsequently as press secretary from 1993. In 1995, Glépin became press advisor to the French Presidency.

Glépin also served as director of communications for Georges Pompidou Centre, the French national centre for art and culture, and as director of communications and press relations for leading radio group Europe 1. In January 2011, he was appointed director of communications and cultural initiatives at French retailer Fnac, and was promoted to director of communications for its parent Fnac Darty group in 2016.