Hammerson has appointed Jean-Philippe Mouton to its Board as an Executive Director, with effect from January 1, 2013. Jean-Philippe is currently Managing Director for France, a position he has held since 2009. He will retain management responsibility for France, as well as assuming responsibility for Group marketing.
Jean-Philippe joined Hammerson in 2003 to head up property leasing, development and asset management in France. In February 2006, he assumed responsibility for management of the French portfolio as Director of Operations for Hammerson France.
Prior to joining Hammerson, Jean-Philippe worked for Disneyland Paris as Strategic Planning Director, and previously worked at Standard Chartered Bank.
John Nelson, Chairman, said:
"I am very pleased to welcome Jean-Philippe to our Board. He has done a terrific job since taking over the management of the French business, and his wider commercial and marketing background will prove highly valuable to the Board, as we focus on creating the winning retail destinations of the future."
There are no matters in connection with this appointment to be disclosed under section 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.