Stephan DuCharme (Managing Partner)

Stephan DuCharme

Stephan DuCharme, has been non-executive Chairman of X5 Retail Group since November 2015.

Over the 2012-2015 period he served as CEO of X5, leading the strategic turnaround of the company to become the fastest growing public food retailer. He has over 25 years of financial sector and retail expertise. Previously he held senior positions in family offices (SUN Group, Alfa Group) and financial institutions (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Salomon Brothers Inc.). Stephan graduated with distinction from the University of California at Berkeley and received his MBA from INSEAD.

L1 Retail Team

The L1 Retail Team is responsible for sourcing, screening and presenting investment opportunities for approval by the L1 Holdings Board. Once investments are made, the L1 Retail Team is responsible for the strategy and operational performance of the retail investment portfolio.