Lhe CEO of the Casino retail group Jean-Charles Naouri, targeted by an investigation for domestic violence after his wife filed a complaint, was heard by investigators on June 21, Agence France-Presse learned on Tuesday June 28. from a source close to the investigation. An investigation into domestic violence was opened by the Nanterre prosecutor’s office and entrusted to the brigade for the repression of delinquency against the person (BRDP) following the filing of a complaint, in February, by his wife for acts of psychological violence.
As part of these investigations, the CEO of Casino was heard on June 21 during an open hearing by BRDP investigators, said the source close to the investigation. “This complaint filed in response to the divorce proceedings initiated by Jean-Charles Naouri is as confusing as it is fanciful. The numerous material elements produced by the latter demonstrate the inanity of these resolutely heartbreaking allegations, ”declared to AFP his lawyer, Ms.e Marie-Alix Canu-Bernard.
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Naouri at the head of the Casino group since 2005
The couple, married since 2007, have been in the process of divorce since December and have been living apart for three years. A confrontation between Jean-Charles Naouri and his wife also took place, as well as a psychological expertise of the complainant, said a source familiar with the matter.
Jean-Charles Naouri has been the CEO of the Casino group since March 2005. Énarque, a finance inspector, he was chief of staff to Pierre Bérégovoy at the Ministry of Social Affairs and then at the Economy and Budget, from 1982 to 1986. At 73 years, he was unsurprisingly reappointed for three years to the board of directors of Casino, of which he is the controlling shareholder, on the occasion of the general meeting of the food distribution group last May.
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