URW appoints new Group CFO

URW appoints new Group CFO
Fabrice Mouchel

The supervisory board of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield SE (URW) has appointed Fabrice Mouchel as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and as member of the management Board of URW starting on January 5, 2021, following recommendation from Jean-Marie Tritant.

He will succeed Jaap L. Tonckens, who will retire as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and from all other positions with URW and its affiliates, on January 4, 2021.

Fabrice Mouchel is currently Group Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer Europe and a Member of the Senior Management Team of URW.

He joined Unibail in 2001 as Head of Corporate Development. He became Head of the Financial Resources and Investor Relations Department in 2002, and in 2007 was promoted to Deputy Chief Financial Officer. He was appointed Group Finance Director & Chief Financial Officer Europe in April 2019.

Prior to joining Unibail, he was Vice-President of Mergers and Acquisitions at ING-Barings (1997-2001) and worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department of law firm Gide Loyrette & Nouel (1993-1996). He holds a degree from HEC, a master’s degree in law (France), and was admitted to the Paris Bar (CAPA).

Léon Bressler, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of URW, said: “I would like to sincerely thank Jaap Tonckens for his contribution and commitment to URW during his 11-year tenure. I wish Fabrice Mouchel every success in his new position.”

Jaap Tonckens stated “I have very much enjoyed my 11 years at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield and am grateful for the trust placed in me by the Group’s Supervisory Board over the years. There have been many highlights. My experience at URW has been particularly enhanced by the many incredibly talented and committed people I have worked with and I wish my colleagues every success and I am confident the Group with its new leadership team will have a great future.”