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Photo Eric Le Gentil

Eric Le Gentil

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Eric Le Gentil

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Éric Le Gentil is a graduate of the École Polytechnique, the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris and the Institut des Actuaires Français. He began his career in 1985 in insurance auditing. From 1986 to 1992, he held various positions within the French Finance Ministry including that of insurance advisor to Pierre Bérégovoy’s firm. From 1992 to 1999, he held various roles at Athéna Assurances and AGF Assurances. He joined Generali France in 1999 as Chief Executive Officer of Generali Assurances Vie & Iard. In December 2004, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Generali France Assurances. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mercialys since July 17, 2013.
Photo Vincent Ravat

Vincent Ravat

Chief Operating Officer

Vincent Ravat

Chief Operating Officer

Vincent Ravat is Mercialys' Chief Operating Officer since september 2016. He was Executive Vice-President since January 2014. He heads up the letting, operations and marketing & communications teams. He was previously Director of Operations at Hammerson France, the real estate investment, development and management group, listed on the London Stock Exchange, developing its operations in the UK and France. Vincent Ravat is an ESC Rouen graduate.
Photo Nicolas Joly

Nicolas Joly

Executive Vice-President

Nicolas Joly

Executive Vice-President

After graduating from Ecole Centrale Paris, Nicolas Joly began his career in 2004 at Unibail-Rodamco, with its Office Branch’s Investment Division as an Analyst then Deputy Investment Director. From 2008 to 2011, he was Head of Sales within the Casino Group’s real estate teams. He then joined Casino Immobilier’s executive leadership team, before being appointed Executive Vice-President Real Estate Operations in 2013 and Chaiman in 2016. In June 2014, he also joined Mercialys as Asset Management Director, before being appointed Executive Vice-President in 2016, in charge of asset management activities for malls and urban projects, as well as sales operations.
Photo Elizabeth Blaise

Elizabeth Blaise

Chief Financial Officer

Elizabeth Blaise

Chief Financial Officer

Elizabeth Blaise is Chief Financial Officer of Mercialys, reporting to Eric Le Gentil, Chairman and CEO. After a career path at Mazard & Guérard as Auditor, she joined, in 2001, Oddo Securities as Financial Analyst in charge of building materials sector in Europe and then real estate sector in France. In 2007, she extends her expertise to the real estate sector in Europe within Exane in London. Since 2010, she joined Gecina as Head of Investor Relations and Strategic Research. Elizabeth BLAISE is a graduate of SCIENCE PO Institute of Paris.
Photo Fabrice Haurani

Fabrice Haurani

Director of Asset Management Galeries

Fabrice Haurani

Director of Asset Management Galeries

An IEP de Lyon graduate, with a specialized masters from HEC Paris, Fabrice started out as an Investment Analyst with Foncière des Régions. He joined Mercialys in November 2009 as Asset Manager, before being appointed International Development Officer for the Casino Group. He became Deputy Director of Asset Management for Shopping Centers in July 2014 and was appointed Director in 2016.
Photo Stéphane Vallez

Stéphane Vallez

Letting and B2B Marketing Director

Stéphane Vallez

Letting and B2B Marketing Director

Stéphane Vallez began his career in 1997 with DTZ Jean Thouard, where he was involved in setting up its Retail department. In 2001, he joined Altarea Cogedim, which he left in December 2014 as Sales Director. Stéphane Vallez is an Ecole Supérieur des Professions Immobilières (ESPI) graduate.
Photo Didier Jacquel

Didier Jacquel

Operations Director

Didier Jacquel

Operations Director

Following around 20 years with Carrefour, Didier Jacquel headed up a performance development and management consultancy for nearly seven years, before joining the Casino Group in 2009. After working as hypermarket director for Rennes and Marseille La Valentine, he was appointed Head of Operations with Géant Casino for southwest France. In March 2016, he joined Mercialys as Operations Director for Shopping Centers.
Photo Thierry Auge

Thierry Auge

Head of Human Ressources

Thierry Auge

Head of Human Ressources

Thierry Augé has been Human Resources Director and a member of Mercialys’ Management Committee since February 2014. Previously, he held profit center management positions within the Casino Group, before being appointed to head up human resources for the supermarket business in February 1997. In November 2007, he joined EMC Distribution, the Casino Group’s central procurement unit, where he was appointed Human Resources Director.
Photo Julie Savary

Julie Savary

Marketing and Communication Director

Julie Savary

Marketing and Communication Director

Julie Savary graduated from a general engineering school before beginning her career with the consultancy BearingPoint in 2007 and specializing in customer relations. Following numerous missions in the retail sector, she joined Mercialys in 2012 as a special project manager with the marketing department. In 2014, she was appointed to head up the Digital and Customer Communications divisions. In 2016, she became Marketing and Communications Director.