July 24, 2021

Danone expects a new CEO | Zoom sees life in pink | Edenred on the hunt

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THE NUMBER+ 327 % | It is the growth of the company’s turnover Zoom, the video conferencing application, in 2020. The company sold $ 2.65 billion in services and generated a net profit of $ 672 million. Almost unknown to the general public at the start of 2020, Zoom has become a star “tool” in the covid world, now with “zoom meetings” and / or “zoom aperitifs”. Founder Eric Yuan now claims nearly 500,000 corporate clients and is targeting nearly 4 billion in sales this year.

HE SAIDEMMANUEL FABER, CEO OF DANONE | “I am really very happy that we have taken the governance arrangements already making it possible to anticipate the next phase in the development of this unique company that is Danone. I would like to thank all the shareholders, my colleagues on the Board, our employees and our social partners who have helped bring about these decisions. I am convinced that we will be able to draw from it a tenfold power of implementation of our project, and of our mission. ”He said in a press release. Emmanuel Faber will have to give up the general management of the group Danone, most operational functions in the coming months. He retains the presidency for the moment, but three activist funds remain on the alert.

THE INFOEDENRED HUNTING | The group Edenred, which issues “Restaurant Tickets” in particular, generated sales of 1.46 billion euros and net profit of 238 million euros (-23.7%). Present in 46 countries, 50 million people use its various services. The group announces that it has one billion euros to make acquisitions and pursue its development.

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