Chairman & CEO - Ingenico
Ingenico Group is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels, in-store, online and mobile. With the world’s largest payment acceptance network, we deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. We are the trusted world-class partner for financial institutions and retailers, from small merchants to several of the world’s best known global brands. Our solutions enable merchants to simplify payment and deliver their brand promise.
Before joining Ingenico in 2007, Mr Lazare was Executive Vice President of La Poste and CEO of its Retail activity, where he was responsible for 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.
Mr Lazare has an extensive experience in managing operations, 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 also held management positions at Sextant Avionics, a division of Thales, between 1990 and 1994, and at Groupe PSA between 1983 and 1990.
Mr Lazare is a graduate from the Ecole Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris-La Défense.