Reference shareholder of the Group since 1992, Jean-Charles Naouri became CEO of Casino in March 2005. Jean-Charles Naouri started his career in the civil service as a tax inspector. In 1987, Jean-Charles Naouri joined the Rothschild Bank and then founded its investment company called Euris. In 1991, he acquired the Breton distributor Rallye. Convinced in the potential of this field and the two companies united together, he brought Rallye into the Casino Group, in which he became the reference shareholder.