Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Urs Schumacher (1963) is CEO of LeShop.ch since August 2017. After succeeding to Dominique Locher, he had been in charge of Sales, Procurement and Communication of the Migros Cooperative Neuchâtel-Fribourg and therefore is perfectly familiar with the Migros Group.
Urs Schumacher has an in-depth knowledge of Switzerland’s retail market. Over the past 30 years he held several management positions at Globus Men and Office World bevor leading the Globus subsidiary in Neuchâtel in 1999. He then moved as member of management and Head of the department store in Berne to Loeb Group. In 2005 he entered the Migros Cooperative Neuchâtel-Fribourg and headed Marketing and Logistics before taking over the responsibility of Sales, Procurement and Communication.
He graduated from the business school of Baden and is fluent in German, French and English.
Chief Information Officer
Ivan Torreblanca (1973) is in charge of the whole information system that supports the unique range of grocery delivery services and logistic processes of LeShop.ch. In his previous position in the company, he was heading the IT team in charge of defining and implementing web, mobile and e-marketing solutions.
Before joining LeShop.ch, Ivan Torreblanca has acquired more than 14 years of sound and extensive IT management experience as an entrepreneur and employee in the e-business, private banking and telecom sectors. As an entrepreneur, he was the co-founder and CTO of the 1st and major real estate search engine in the French speaking part of Switzerland, today known as Immostreet.ch. As an employee, Ivan has spent more than eight years at the private bank Pictet & Cie, where he held various IT management positions and launched several e-banking applications for private, professional and institutional clients.
Ivan Torreblanca holds a Swiss ES degree in Business Information Technology from ESNIG, Neuchâtel. He is fluent in French, English and Spanish and has basic knowledge of German.
Chief Logistics Officer
Since October 2012, Nicolas Soussan (1976) has been responsible for logistical operations, transport and the supply chain. He therefore leads the teams at the two logistic centres in Ecublens and Bremgarten, manages strategic distribution partnerships (in particular the partnership with “La Poste Suisse” (the Swiss post office), and leads the supply team.
Before joining LeShop.ch, Nicolas Soussan led a perfumes supply chain integration project for a major South African luxury product group. After this, he structured the logistics for a fast growing SME in the construction materials sector. Finally, he managed supply and transport for the Swiss subsidiary of a major French furniture group, achieving significant improvements in product availability and stock levels.
Nicolas Soussan is an engineering graduate from the Ecole Centrale Paris (1998), where he specialised in production and logistics. In addition to his mother tongue French, he speaks fluently English and German.