Appointed to the Board
13 February 2015
Chair of the Audit Committee; Investment and Disposal Committee; Nomination Committee
Relevant skills and experience
Pierre Bouchut has very wide experience in both executive and non-executive roles at a number of companies in continental Europe, particularly in the French and Belgian retail sectors, and has worked internationally throughout his career. He therefore brings a highly knowledgeable perspective to the Board’s discussions of our business in Europe. Pierre’s experience of managing significant listed companies, including as chief executive of Casino, allows him a deep insight into how strategic changes may affect the retail and property sectors. He has a strong financial background, having been chief financial officer at Schneider Electric, Carrefour and Delhaize. He has extensive experience as an audit committee chair, assisting him to perform this role effectively at Hammerson where he encourages careful scrutiny of the Company’s controls.
Pierre is a non-executive director of Albioma SA and GVC Holdings PLC. He is also a member of the boards of two unlisted companies, Firmenich SA and GeoPost SA.