Paris, Amsterdam, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Supervisory Board of Unibail-Rodamco will elect its new Chairman following its Annual General Meeting, in accordance with its succession plan.
Due to the successive mandates as a member of the Supervisory Board, Rob ter Haar will cease his responsibilities as Chairman and member of the Supervisory Board of Unibail-Rodamco at the General Meeting of April 25, 2017.
A Dutch national, Mr ter Haar has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Unibail-Rodamco since 2007, and its Chairman since 2012.
For the same reason, Yves Lyon-Caen, member of the Supervisory Board since 2007, will also leave the Supervisory Board at the General Meeting.
The General Meeting will be invited to approve the appointment of three new members to the Supervisory Board, Colin Dyer, Philippe Collombel and Roderick Munsters, as well as the reappointment of Dagmar Kollmann, each for a 3-year term.
A British and US national, Mr Dyer, 64 years old, was President and CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. until 2016 and is currently a non-executive Director of this company.
A French national, Mr Collombel, 56 years old, is Co-Managing Partner of Partech Ventures.
A Dutch and Canadian national, Mr Munsters, 53 years old, was until recently Head of Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management.
Following a thorough succession process led by Jean-Louis Laurens, Vice-President of the Supervisory Board, with the Governance, Nomination & Remuneration Committee, the Supervisory Board will formally appoint Mr Dyer as its Chairman following the Annual General Meeting.1
1 Subject to his appointment to the Supervisory Board at this General Meeting.
Christophe Cuvillier, Chairman of the Management Board of Unibail-Rodamco, states: “On behalf of the Group, its Management Board and all its employees, I would like extend my heartfelt thanks to Rob ter Haar for his unwavering support and the relationship of great trust he built up between the Supervisory Board and the Management Board during these past ten years. I am very pleased that the Group will welcome to its Supervisory Board three great professionals with such international profiles and complementary skills. I look forward to working on the development of the Group with Mr Dyer, our future Chairman of the Supervisory Board.”
Created in 1968, Unibail-Rodamco SE is Europe’s largest listed commercial property company, with a presence in 11 EU countries, and a portfolio of assets valued at €40.5 billion as of December 31, 2016. As an integrated operator, investor and developer, the Group aims to cover the whole of the real estate value creation chain. With the support of its 1,990 professionals, Unibail-Rodamco applies those skills to highly specialised market segments such as large shopping centres in major European cities and large offices and convention & exhibition centres in the Paris region. The Group distinguishes itself through its focus on the highest architectural, city planning and environmental standards. Its long term approach and sustainable vision focus on the development or redevelopment of outstanding places to shop, work and relax. Its commitment to environmental, economic and social sustainability has been recognised by inclusion in the FTSE4Good and STOXX Global ESG Leaders indexes. The Group is a member of the CAC 40, AEX 25 and EuroSTOXX 50 indices. It benefits from an A rating from Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings. For more information, please visit our website: www.unibail-rodamco.com
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