Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Katrin Tschannen took up the post of CEO of LeShop in March 2020. Prior to that, she was employed at Digitec Galaxus, firstly as category leader Home & Living and lastly as head of Supplier Integration & Product Content, where she led four specialist teams in the supplier integration and product data management department.
Karin Tschannen previously worked for the Migros Federation of Cooperatives from 2006-2014, including six years as the head of POP Management Micasa and a member of the division’s management board. She subsequently worked for a consultancy firm, where she led a number of different interdisciplinary projects for customers in the retail, catering and logistics sectors.
Katrin Tschannen studied Industrial Management and Manufacturing at ETH Zurich, specialising in Technology and Innovation Management. She speaks German, English, French and Italian.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Christophe Broggi (b. 1967) has been Chief Financial Officer at LeShop.ch since September 2018. He has 20 years of experience as CFO in finance and controlling at the operational and corporate level.
Before joining LeShop.ch, he held CFO posts in fast-growing technology and life science start-ups. Prior to that, he spent seven years with ABB Ltd, assuming increasing responsibility in a variety of positions and countries and reporting directly to the CFO. In his last position at ABB Ventures Ltd, Christophe headed up the company’s global business as its investment director & CFO.
Christophe Broggi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Informatics from Biel School of Engineering and an MBA from the University of Rochester, USA. He speaks fluent French and English and has good working knowledge of German.
Chief Logistics Officer (CLO)
Nicolas Soussan (b. 1976) has been responsible for Operational Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain since October 2012. In this capacity, he heads up the teams in the two Logistics centers in Ecublens and Bremgarten, services the strategic distribution partners, notably the Swiss Post Office, and leads the Supply team.
Before joining LeShop.ch, Nicolas Soussan worked for a large South African luxury goods company, in charge of a project to integrate the supply chain for perfumes. Following this project, he structured the logistics of an SME in the construction materials sector which was experiencing rapid growth. Lastly, he assumed management of the supply and transport division of the Swiss subsidiary of a large French furniture group, where he succeeded in significantly improving product availability and inventory levels.
Nicolas Soussan graduated from the Ecole Centrale Paris (1998) with a specialisation in Production and Logistics. In addition to his native language of French, he speaks fluent English and German.
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Eric Devantay (1977) joined LeShop.ch in 2013 as head of Customer Solutions and in August 2018 took over as head of the IT department. Among other things, he helped implement an offshore partnership and expanded his team in Ecublens to increase development capacity. In addition to this, internally he took charge of the development of mobile applications, headed up the program to transform the www.leshop.ch website and modernized the company’s IT.
Before moving to LeShop SA, he worked for an IT services provider as a specialist in CRM and ERP systems integration, and as a manager with a telecommunications company.
Eric graduated from EPFL in Lausanne and speaks fluent French and English.
Andrea von Kaenel
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
Andrea von Kaenel took up the post of CMO for Campaigning, CRM and Performance Marketing at LeShop.ch in June 2020.
Before joining LeShop.ch she worked for the Migros Group, most recently as of head of Strategic Projects and deputy head of the Communications & Media management division. She defined which content was shown to which target groups and via which channels. Prior to that, as head of Online Communications & Community Management, she was responsible for the Migros social media channels, as well as for dialogue management and influencer relations. Before joining the Migros Group, she worked for a digital agency as a consultant and project manager.
Andrea von Kaenel completed a PhD at the University of St. Gallen (Dr. oec. HSG) on the subject of trust in online transactions. A graduate in business administration, she also has a Master’s degree in Marketing and Services & Communications Management.