Before joining Ingenico Group in 2007, Mr Lazare (1956) was Executive Vice President of La Poste and CEO of its Retail activity, where he was in charge of developing and optimizing the largest distribution network in France. Within La Poste, Mr Lazare also held various positions such as Director of Purchasing, Property and Cost Control.
Having served as CEO of Eurotunnel where he managed the operations of the Channel Tunnel infrastructure (2001-2002) and as Chief Operating Officer of Air France, in charge of industrial logistics division and fleet maintenance, (which includes Air France Maintenance, Air France Industries and Servair) Mr Lazare has an extensive experience in managing operations. He also held management positions at Sextant Avionics, a division of Thales, between 1990 and 1994, and at Groupe PSA from 1983 to 1990.
Mr Lazare is a graduate from the Ecole Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris-La Défense.