Paris, France, July 19, 2016

Thibault Ancely appointed Head of Investments and Sales at Gecina

Thibault Ancely is joining Gecina as Head of Investments and Sales from July 19, 2016. He will be a member of the Executive Committee and take over from André Lajou, who has chosen to retire and will be leaving the company at the end of September.

Thibault Ancely, 38, is an Essec MBA graduate and brings 14 years’ experience of finance and real estate.


In 2001, Thibault joined Capital One Bank, where he held various positions in Paris, London and Milan, before moving to Unibail Rodamco in 2005 as Investment Director for its office division. In 2007, he was appointed Country Head - Director for France at Horizon Investment Management, going on to become a partner in this company. Following the sale of Horizon Investment Management to the multi asset-class manager Henderson Global Investors in 2012, then the acquisition of Henderson’s property business by US pension fund TIAA-CREF in 2014, he was appointed President of TH Real Estate for France.


Philippe Depoux, Gecina’s Chief Executive Officer, would like to welcome Thibault Ancely, while highlighting the outstanding work accomplished by André Lajou for the Group since 1999 and thanking him for helping drive its development forward.


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