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Strategy and Transformation Committee

The Strategy and Transformation Committee is made up of six members, including four independent members and the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

 

The Committee meets at least three times a year, meetings being called by the Chairman, who may organize any additional meetings as circumstances require.

Its opinions shall be adopted by a simple majority.

 

The assignments of the Investment Committee are:

 

  • to examine the investment strategy and ensure that planned acquisitions and disposals are consistent with the strategy. In this respect, the Committee shall be regularly informed of planned investments and divestments;

  • to examine and issue an opinion on the annual investment budget;

  • to study and issue an opinion on planned investments and divestments subject to prior authorization by the Board of Directors;

  • to examine all renegotiations (annual or other) relating to the partnership agreement with the Casino Group concerning development projects and acquisitions, on which it shall provide the Board of Directors with an opinion;

  • to carry out all appropriate studies or assignments.

The Investment Committee is currently made up of six members, appointed for the duration of their term of office as director, 67% of whom are independent members.

* Independent director

 

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Eric Le Gentil

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Eric Le Gentil

Chairman of the Board of Directors

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. From July 17, 2013 until February 13, 2019, Mr. Eric Le Gentil was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mercialys. Since February 13, 2019, he has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company.

Michel Savart

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Foncière Euris

Michel Savart

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Foncière Euris

Michel Savart is a graduate of the École Polytechnique and the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris. He started his career with Havas in 1986, then moved to Banque Louis Dreyfus in 1987, where he led various projects. Between 1988 and 1994 he managed projects for Banque Arjil (Lagardère Group) and advised the bank’s management board. From 1995 to 1999 he served as Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson (DKB). In October 1999, Mr Savart joined Euris-Rallye as Head of Private Equity Investments and Advisor to the Chairman. He currently holds the position of advisor to the Chairman of the Rallye-Casino group. Since August 2009, he has also been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Foncière Euris.

Elisabeth Cunin*

Chairwoman of the Strategy and Transformation Committee, Chairwomen of the Kiabi group

Elisabeth Cunin*

Chairwoman of the Strategy and Transformation Committee, Chairwomen of the Kiabi group

Elisabeth Cunin holds degrees from the École Polytechnique, ENSAE and Sciences Po Paris. She began her career at consulting firm McKinsey, before moving into the retail sector, firstly with Dia and then with Etam. She became Chief Executive Officer of André in 2001 and then of Etam Lingerie in 2005. In 2011, Ms Cunin became Chairman of Comptoir des Cotonniers and Princesse Tam Tam, brands owned by Japanese group Fast Retailing, which also owns Uniqlo. From October 2013 to September 2018 she pursued her career within the Camaïeu group as Chairwoman of the Management Board and then Chairwoman. In May 2019, Ms. Cunin was appointed Chairwoman of the Kiabi group.

Stéphanie Bensimon*

Managing Director, in charge of real estate, Ardian France

Stéphanie Bensimon*

Managing Director, in charge of real estate, Ardian France

Mrs Stéphanie Bensimon has a Master’s in Finance from Paris IX Dauphine University. Since 2016, she has been Managing Director Real Estate for Ardian France. She has nearly 20 years of experience in real estate investment, including five years with Invesco Real Estate, where she was in charge of investments for France, Belgium and Southern Europe from 2011, and previously with Carval Investors, a Cargill Group subsidiary, and GE Real Estate Group, where she was responsible for real estate investment in for Europe.

Bruno Servant*

Investment Director at Generali France, representative of Generali Vie

Bruno Servant*

Investment Director at Generali France, representative of Generali Vie

As a graduate of ESSEC and the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, Public Service section, and the Institut des Actuaires, Bruno Servant began his career at Crédit Lyonnais in August 1985. In January 1986 he became portfolio manager at Citibank, and in May 1988 he joined Banque Shearson Lehman Hutton. He moved to Deutsche Bank in May 1990, where he was head of the Institutional Investment Management department and Chairman of the Management Board of Deutsche Asset Management S.A. In September 2003, he became Chief Operating Officer of UBS Global Asset Management France SA. He then joined the Generali Group in September 2007 as Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Secretary of Generali Investments France. Since March 2012, he has been Investment Director at Generali Vie.

Dominique Dudan*

Independent Director

Dominique Dudan*

Independent Director

After scientific studies, Dominique Dudan joined the real estate industry. Admitted as a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), she has become a Fellow. Between 1996 and 2005, Dominique Dudan held the position of Head of Development with Accor Hotels & Resorts. She later joined HSBC Reim as Head of Operations and member of the Management Board, and then BNP Paribas Reim as Executive Vice-President and Head of Regulated Real Estate Funds. In 2009, Dominique Dudan created her own firm, Artio Conseil, while holding the position of Chief Executive Officer of Arcole Asset Management. In 2011, Dominique Dudan became Chairman of Union Investment Real Estate France, a position she held until July 2015. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Gecina since 2015, and a member of the Supervisory Board of Swiss Life Reim (France) since 2017. Ms. Dominique Dudan is also a member of RICS France, the MEDEF Economic Commission for the Service Professions Group and the Île-de-France Real Estate Club. She has the title of Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite.