Javier López has been appointed new managing director of Décathlon in Spain, which is the chain’s largest market outside France. Until recently, he steered the French chain’s business in Germany. There, López has now been replaced by Stéphane Montini, a Décathlon executive for more than 20 years. Before joining the German team, he served the group in France and South Korea.
On June 19, Décathlon is to open its 24th store in Germany with a selling surface of some 6,000 meters. The outlet is located on Alexanderplatz at the heart of the German capital.