Westfield owner names Montcouquiol to key sustainability role
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) has named Sylvain Montcouquiol as Chief Resources and Sustainability Officer (CRSO) and member of the Management Board, starting in the New Year.
Montcouquiol, currently serving as Executive MD of Human Resources, will succeed Astrid Panosyan who’s stepping down for personal family reasons but who will remain a Senior Advisor on CSR matters.
The company also said that the CRSO role is “being evolved to elevate the direct responsibility of the group’s sustainability agenda”. The acknowledges “the importance of the company’s ambition as demonstrated by the Better Places 2030 CSR agenda, launched under Panosyan’s leadership in 2016”.
CEO Jean-Marie Tritant said: “Astrid has served as a transformational leader and board member, and leaves a lasting legacy at URW, particularly by introducing a new, contemporary direction in our Human Resources approach and in formalising our commitment to sustainability and the communities. Sylvain, in taking on this role, brings a fresh perspective and the capacity to move quickly to capture the opportunities ahead of us, thanks to his deep understanding of our business.”
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