Paris, France, July 28, 2020

Gecina announces two new appointments within its Executive Committee



Valérie Britay has been appointed Deputy CEO in charge of the Office Division from July 27, 2020.

Valérie Britay joined Gecina in July 2017 as Executive Director Offices. She was previously with Unibail-Rodamco (now Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield), where she was Sales Director then Deputy Managing Director of the Office Division, before being appointed Managing Director Retail France. She has an MBA and a DESS in marketing from Paris-Dauphine University.


Elena Minardi, who joined Gecina in April 2018 as Chief of Staff, reporting to Méka Brunel, Chief Executive Officer, will now be part of the Group’s Executive Committee as Director of Strategic Planning and Partnerships.

Elena Minardi began her career with DDB then McCann Erickson in Milan, before being recruited by the Umberto Veronesi foundation. In 2011, she joined the London-based McArthurGlen group, where she worked as Brand Partner Marketing Manager, before moving to Paris in 2014 with the consulting firm McKinsey & Company as Senior Associate then Engagement Manager. She graduated from Bocconi University and has an MBA from INSEAD.

Gecina’s Executive Committee now has 11 members, including five women.


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