AN OPERATIONAL PERSPECTIVE INFORMED BY OUR EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE
The Executive Board is in charge of Klépierre’s operational management and calls on the expertise and experience of the members of the Executive Committee.
Chairman of the Executive Board
Jean-Marc Jestin has been Chairman of the Klépierre Executive Board since November 7, 2016, after serving as Chief Operating Officer and member of the Klépierre Executive Board since October 18, 2012. Previously, Jean-Marc Jestin held a number of positions in real estate companies. He was Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Operating Officer of the pan-European platform Simon Ivanhoe from 1999 to 2007. He then joined the Unibail-Rodamco International teams, acting as Deputy Chief Investment Officer in charge of acquisitions, sales and M&A transactions. Jean-Marc Jestin started his career in 1991 at Arthur Andersen in an audit role where he contributed to the development of the real estate practice.
Jean-Marc Jestin, 53 years old, is a graduate of the HEC Paris business school.
Chief Financial Officer – member of the Executive Board
Stéphane Tortajada is Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Board since June 22, 2022. With over 25 years’ experience in finance and real estate, he has assumed leadership roles in fields like mergers and acquisitions, financing, capital markets and asset management, having worked both in investment banking institutions, notably Lazard, and most recently as the group head of finance and investment of the energy group EDF for twelve years. He also managed the international real estate arm of Groupe Casino, implementing differentiated strategies of asset rotation, development, and rental reversion on a portfolio of shopping malls.
Stéphane Tortajada, 49 years old, is a civil engineer from École nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, graduated from a Master’s degree in Finance (IEP Paris) and is a member of the French Society of Investment Analysts.