Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board is composed of at least three members and no more than twelve. Members are appointed by the shareholders assembled in an ordinary meeting. Members serve a term of three years.

Supervisory Board

The role of the Supervisory Board is to oversee the management of the Company by its Executive Board which report to the Supervisory Board on strategy and business on a quarterly basis. In order to accomplish its mission and ensure that the shareholders’ interests are protected the Supervisory Board relies on the works of 4 special-purpose committees: the Investment Committee, the Audit Committee, the Selection and Compensation Committee and the Sustainable Development Committee. The Supervisory Board is governed by its Rules of procedure.


Chairman of the Supervisory Board

David Simon

First appointed: March 14, 2012.
David Simon is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Simon Property Group, Inc., which he joined in 1990. In 1993, he led the efforts to take Simon Property Group public, and became CEO in 1995. Before joining Simon Property Group, he was a Vice President of Wasserstein Perella & Co., a Wall Street firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions and leveraged buyouts. He was a member and the Chairman of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) Board of Governors and a trustee of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
60 years old – BS degree from Indiana University and MBA from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business – American nationality


Independent member of the Supervisory Board

John Carrafiell

First appointment date: December 11, 2014 General Meeting of Shareholders with effect from January 15, 2015.
Based in Miami, Florida, John Carrafiell is the Co-Chief Executive Officer and an major equity owner of BentallGreenOak, a leading, global real estate and private equity investment management firm with over $80 billion in AUM and 28 offices in 13 countries and 1,300 employees. John was the co-Founder of GreenOak Real Estate in 2010 which grew organically to $12 billion of AUM in 10 countries prior to its 2019 merger with Bentall Kennedy (owned by Sun Life Financial Inc.) John is a member of the boards of privately-held Lineage, the world’s largest Cold Storage Logistics company, and Bulk Infrastructure, a leading provider of green Data Centers and logistics in the Nordics. John is a former member of the boards and Audit Committees of Shugard, Europe’s largest self storage company, and Canary Wharf, where he chaired the Audit and Operating Committees. John was based in Europe at Morgan Stanley from 1987-2009, as Head of European Real Estate from 1995, and Global Head of Real Estate and member of the Investment Bank’s six-person Global Operating Management Committee from 2005-2007.
57 years old – Graduate of Arts degree from Yale University (Bachelor) – American nationality


Vice-Chairman and independent member of the Supervisory Board

Béatrice de Clermont-Tonnerre

First appointed: April 19, 2016.
Béatrice de Clermont-Tonnerre is currently an investor and member of the Executive Committee of Kayrros. She was previously Director of Artificial Intelligence Partnerships at Google, after having headed up the southern Europe Sell Side division for five years. Prior to Google, she was Senior VP, Business Development at Lagardère (2008-2013) and Head of Interactive TV and co-Head of Programming at Canalsatellite – Groupe Canal+ (2001-2005). She began her career as an analyst in the High Technologies division of Lagardère’s Strategy Department, covering aerospace and telecoms.
49 years old – graduate of the Institut d’études politiques of Paris (Public Service Section) and the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (MBA) – French nationality.


Member of the Supervisory Board

Steven Fivel

First appointed: March 14, 2012.
Steven Fivel began his career in 1987 as Deputy Attorney General at the Office of the Attorney General of the State of Indiana. In 1988, he joined Melvin Simon & Associates Inc., as an attorney handling shopping center finance transactions, real estate development and re-development transactions, joint ventures and corporate transactions. In 1997, he joined BrightPoint and occupied the functions of Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. In March 2011, he joined Simon Property Group as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, leading Development and Operations, the Legal Department, and Operations within the Tax Department. Steven Fivel was appointed General Counsel and Secretary of Simon Property Group on January 1, 2017.
61 years old – BS degree from Indiana University and J.D. from The John Marshall Law School of Chicago – American nationality


Member of the Supervisory Board

Robert Fowlds

First appointed: April 24, 2018.
Robert Fowlds has been a Senior Advisor in real estate and finance since 2016. Previously, he wasManaging Director, Head of Real Estate Investment Banking for the United Kingdom and Ireland at JP Morgan Cazenove, where he supervised a large team with expertise in capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, advisory and debt markets, before becoming Vice Chairman in 2013. Between 1987 and 2006, he held various positions in financial institutions such as Merrill Lynch, Kleinwort Benson Securities, Crédit Lyonnais Secs and Morgan Grenfell. Robert Fowlds is also a director of LondonMetric Property PLC (listed company).
60 years old - BS degree in Real Estate Management from the University of Reading and MBA in Finance from Bayes Business School, member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors


Member of the Supervisory Board

Stanley Shashoua

First appointed: April 14, 2015.
Stanley Shashoua is Investments Director at Simon Property Group. Previously, he was Managing Partner at LionArc Capital LLC, a private investment fund, which has invested in and managed real estate and private equity transactions for a total amount of over USD 500 million since 2007. Prior to joining LionArc Capital LLC, Stanley Shashoua was a Partner at HRO Asset Management LLC, where he was in charge of the acquisition and management of properties on behalf of institutional clients, managing transactions representing over USD 1 billion and comprising over 278,700 sq.m. He was also Vice President at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.
51 years old – Bachelor of Arts in international relations from Brown University and MBA in finance from The Wharton School – American nationality


Independent member of the Supervisory Board

Catherine Simoni

First appointed: December 20, 2012.
For 14 years, Catherine Simoni was Director for France and Belgium of the European real estate funds of The Carlyle Group, which she left in December 2014. She was previously a Director at SARI Développement, the development division of Nexity, where she was responsible for implementing several major French office developments, including leasing and sales. Prior to this, Catherine Simoni was a Director at Robert & Finestate, a subsidiary of J.E. Robert Company, where she worked on transactions in real estate and real estate-backed loan portfolios in France, Spain, Belgium and Italy.
57 years-old – Engineering degree from the university of Nice (France) – French nationality


Independent member of the Supervisory Board

Anne Carron

First appointed: May 3, 2024.
During an extensive and diverse career, she has supported the growth and transformation of companies, first as a Corporate and M&A lawyer at Linklaters, and subsequently within the Carrefour group in the posts of Deputy Legal Director, then Human Resources Director. Anne was instrumental in enhancing Carrefour’s operational performance by leveraging HR strategies to reinforce the customer mindset across Carrefour teams, support digitization and assist the company as it evolved, developing greater agility and a culture of collaboration. She left Carrefour to found the consultancy HR Mobiliwork, which offers HR services aimed at developing the collaboration between large groups and start-ups. Graduate in Business Administration from ESSEC Business School and holds a Certificate in Artificial Intelligence from the MIT Sloan School of Management, she is also a member of the Paris Bar and an INSEAD Certified Director in Corporate Governance – French nationality


Independent member of the Supervisory Board

Florence Von Erb

First appointed: February 17, 2016
Florence von Erb began her finance career in 1980 working at JP Morgan’s Paris, London and New York offices specializing in international securities markets. She held positions in the firm’s Treasury Department, Merchant Bank division, Latin America Debt Restructuring Unit and Equity Derivatives Group. In 2000, she joined Adair Capital, a New-York based investment management firm, where she served as managing director. She switched her focus to the not-for-profit world in 2004 when she became president and United Nations Representative of Make Mothers Matter International. In 2006, she co-founded Sure We Can Inc. a community-based not-for-profit in New York City recyclable container redemption center. She is a member of the United Nations NGO Social Development Committee, the Commission on the Status of Women and the UN Family Committee. She has been serving as an independent director of Ipsos SA., since 2014.
62 years old – Graduate of HEC Paris, specializing in finance – French nationality