14-16 May 2018
Hamburg, Germany


Category Manager International Transportation

Professional Profile

Sami NAZAR is a French and Lebanese nationality and father of two children. He has a strong track record in strategic positions in Marketing, Industrial Procurement and Supply Chain.  In addition, Sami has the entrepreneurial spirit being marked by his passion, his optimism and his desire to make things better.

Sami holds an MBA from ESCP/ESA and a BBA from Lancaster University. He has full time work experience in Lebanon, Egypt and France. In 2006, he started his professional career in marketing at L’Oréal in Beirut. After gaining 6 years’ experience in FMCG and cosmetic industry; he moved to Cairo and established his own Below the Line advertising company. After enjoying a successful entrepreneur experience of 2 years and the “Egyptian Revolution”; he changed to the Sporting Goods Industry and joined DECATHLON. In 2012, he took over the responsibility of strategic buyer in the industrial division until 2015. Since 3 years, Sami is the Category Manager of International Transportation at Decathlon, a fast growing company that generated more than 12 billion euros turnover in 2017.

Outside Work

Married. Lives in France. Hobbies are triathlon, travelling and cooking.

Favorite Saying

"It always seems impossible until it's done" (Nelson MANDELA).

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