31. Januar 2013     Print Print 

Guillaume Poitrinal to be succeeded by Christophe Cuvillier as CEO of Unibail-Rodamco

After eighteen years at Unibail-Rodamco, including eight years as CEO, Guillaume Poitrinal indicates he has suggested that the Supervisory Board appoints Christophe Cuvillier, the company's current Chief Operating Officer, to succeed him as CEO and Chairman of the Management Board on 25 April 2013, the date when his mandate terminates.


The Supervisory Board unanimously supports the proposed appointment of Christophe Cuvillier as CEO and Chairman of the Management Board, effective 25 April 2013. The appointment is in line with the succession plan submitted by Guillaume Poitrinal, which had been approved previously by the Supervisory Board.

Before joining Unibail-Rodamco two years ago as Chief Operating Officer, Christophe Cuvillier held various positions within the PPR Group, including Managing Director from to 2000 to 2005 and Chairman and CEO of FNAC from 2008 to 2010, and CEO of Conforama from 2005 to 2008. Prior to the PPR Group, he spent fourteen years in the Luxury Products Division of L'Oréal, both in France and abroad, holding during 8 years various senior management positions. He is a graduate of HEC. As Chief Operating Officer of Unibail-Rodamco, he has put in place the differentiation process of shopping centres, leading to outstanding operational results.

On the same date, it is also planned that Jean-Marie Tritant, who is currently serving as Managing Director, Retail and Offices France, will be named Chief Operating Officer and member of the Management Board. He joined Unibail-Rodamco in 1997 as a project manager, before becoming Asset Manager, head of Asset Management, Managing Director Retail France and Managing Director Retail and Offices France. Tritant is a graduate of ESC Dijon.