Speaker profile

CUVILLIER Christophe

Job TitleGroup Chief Executive Officer

Company NameUnibail-Rodamco-Westfield


Christophe Cuvillier is Group Chief Executive Officer of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield.


Christophe Cuvillier joined the Group in 2011 as a member of the Management Board in the capacity of Chief Operating Officer. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board in April 2013. He led the acquisition of Westfield by Unibail-Rodamco and was appointed Group CEO of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield in June 2018.


Before joining the Group, Christophe Cuvillier spent 14 years with the L’Oréal Group. Initially at Lancôme (1986 – 93): sales trainee (1986), Product Manager in Milan (Italy) (1987), International Product Manager in Paris (1987-88), Marketing  Director United Kingdom in London (1988-89), European Coordination Director (1989-90), Marketing Director France (1990-92), Managing Director United Kingdom (1992-93). Then Managing Director of L’Oréal’s Luxury Products Division Australia in Sydney (1993-94). Then International Marketing Director (1995) and Managing Director France (1995-98) of Lancôme; Managing Director of L’Oréal’s Luxury Products Division France (1998-2000).


Afterward, he joined Kering (ex-PPR) as Chief Operating Officer of FNAC (2000 – 05), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Conforama (2005-08), then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FNAC (2008-10).


Christophe Cuvillier is a graduate of HEC (1984).


Born on the 5th of December 1962 in Etterbeek (Belgium) and of French nationality, Christophe Cuvillier is married and has 3 children.


He holds the Knight insignia of the National Order of the Legion of Honour.


About Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is the premier global developer and operator of flagship shopping destinations. With a portfolio valued at €63.7 Bn as at June 30, 2018, of which 86% in retail, 8% in offices, 5% in convention & exhibition venues and 1% in services. The Group owns and operates 102 shopping centres, of which 56 are flagships in the most dynamic cities in Europe and the United States. Its centres welcome 1.2 billion visits per year. Present on 2 continents and in 13 countries, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield provides a unique platform for retailers and brand events, and offers an exceptional and constantly renewed experience for customers. With the support of its 3,700 professionals and an unparalleled track-record and know-how, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is ideally positioned to generate superior value and develop world-class projects. The Group has the largest development pipeline in the industry, worth €12.5 Bn. Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield distinguishes itself by its Better Places 2030 agenda, that sets its ambition to create better places that respect the highest environmental standards and contribute to better cities.

Conference Sessions


    14-Nov-2018, 12:00 - 12:45, Conference Room 1

    Opening keynote Transforming reality: physical in the age of digital

    • Language: English
      1. Event Theme
        Retail Convergence
      2. Event Type
        • Keynote
        • Keynote

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