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Hammerson appoints first ever Chief Operating Officer

Tom Shearsmith
27 November 2020

Hammerson has appointed Grégoire Peureux to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer.

Peureux will join the Group Executive Committee and will focus on the delivery of strategic initiatives at a Group level.

Peureux joins Hammerson from Rove Capital Partners, a boutique real estate investment advisor, where he was a founding partner. He brings with him more than 17 years of experience in the real estate industry.

He had previously worked at Ivanhoe Cambridge for over 13 years, initially as Chief Financial Officer for Europe, and subsequently acting Head of Europe, responsible for the investment, asset management, operations and finance activities for a diversified portfolio across the UK and Continental Europe.

Rita-Rose Gagné, Chief Executive of Hammerson, said: “Grégoire’s extensive experience and new perspective will ensure we become more agile and are in the best possible position to respond to this period of extraordinary change and disruption.”

Grégoire Peureux added: “I am really looking forward to being part of the Hammerson team, getting under the skin of the business and the assets and identifying and leveraging the opportunities we have with the future make-up of the portfolio and the breadth of Hammerson’s proposition.”

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