Pierre-Olivier Deplanck

Pierre-Olivier Deplanck

Managing Director Malaysia & Brunei, Dairy Farm International

I'd like to develop my business

Currently employed at DAIRY FARM Int. JV with Rustan Supercenters Inc.

Previous: DAIRY FARM Int. JV with Rustan's Supercenters Inc. , Dairy Farm Group/Guardian Health & Beauty, Dairy Farm Group / Giant Hypermarket, Carrefour Singapore, Carrefour China, Carrefour Malaysia, Carrefour France


Previous: INSEAD Executive Education, Institut D'Administration Des Entreprises



    Senior Executive with 28 years experience in the Retail Industry. 15 years in Operations with various managment positions, 5 years as Merchandising Director, and 8 years in Senior Management positions COO and CEO. Strond exposure to emerging markets between 1993 to 2003, Taiwan, Malaysia and China, Philippines and since 2016 in Malaysia and Brunei. Familiar with multiple formats, Hypermarkets, Supermarkets and Health and Beauty chain stores. Result oriented, agile and familiar with multicultural working environment with 25 years in Asia, I have developed strong abilities in change management, turning companies to sustainable financial results.


Chief Executive Officer

At DAIRY FARM Int. JV with Rustan Supercenters Inc.

From September 2014 to Present
Develop retail brands and their sustainable economic model in a competitive retail environment, leading 4500 employees to excellence in the industry

Chief Operating Officer

At DAIRY FARM Int. JV with Rustan's Supercenters Inc.

From May 2013 to August 2014
Turn around a local family owned company to a competitive and innovative company of international standards.

Chief Executive Officer

At Dairy Farm Group/Guardian Health & Beauty

From 2011 to April 2013
Improve the profitability and the market share, expanding the network, repositioning the Brand and improving the value proposition with a motivated team of passionate professionals.

INSEAD Executive Education, Fontainebleau

Change Management, LEAP, Leadership Through Awareness and Practice

From May 2012 to February 2013
Knowing ourselves better leads to leading with sharper awareness, empathy and clarity

Chief Operation Officer

At Dairy Farm Group/Guardian Health & Beauty

From 2010 to March 2011

Merchandise Director

At Dairy Farm Group / Giant Hypermarket

From 2007 to 2009

Store Director / Merchandise Director

At Carrefour Singapore

From 2004 to 2006
2004-2006 General Management of a hypermarket store in Singapore, fully responsible for the P&L. Merchandise Director for Carrefour Singapore. Adjust the concept of Hypermarket to a small developped country. Develop value added life style product ranges from the food to the non-food...
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Store Director / Merchandise Director

At Carrefour China

From 1997 to 2003
Store manager in Beijing, general management of a store fully responsible for the P&L. 3 years Hard Goods Merchandise Director. Develop new Merchandise concepts, centralize the buying team in Shanghai with offices in 4 regions, open 13 hypermarket between 5,000 m2 to 12,000 m2. 2 years, operation...
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Division Manager

At Carrefour Malaysia

From 1993 to 1996
Open the first hypermarket in Malaysia in 1994 in Electrical and Home line divisions. Build the range, negotiate the vendors trading term contracts, train a team to operate the hypermarket, run the operation after opening.


  • Business strategy
  • Change management
  • General Merchandise
  • Marketing
  • Merchandising
  • Organizational development
  • Retail management

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