Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Member since May 11, 2023
Jacques Richier is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield and a member of its Audit Committee since May 11, 2023.
Mr Richier began his career as searcher at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab (US). He held various positions from 1985 to 2000 at Azur Assurances as IT Manager and Chief Operating Officer, then Managing Director in 1997, and finally Chief Executive Officer in 1998. He joined Swiss Life France in 2000 and became CEO in 2003. In 2008, he was appointed as Managing Director of AGF (now Allianz France), then in 2010 Chief Executive Officer of Allianz France; Jacques is also Municipal Councillor of the Nice City Hall, and was Vice-President of “France Assureurs” from 2016 to 2019 (former “Fédération Française de l’Assurance” French insurances federation).
Mr Richier has held many operational and managerial positions, notably in the industrial fields (oil, IT, banking). He also has significant experience as a non-executive director of various boards such as Georgia Healthcare Group, Suez, Diot-Siaci, or Rothschild Martin Maurel.
He is also currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Allianz France (since 2021), and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of IDI S.C.A, representing Allianz IARD.
Mr Richier holds a HEC MBA (France), a DEA in Materials Physics and an engineering degree from INSA Lyon (France).
Mr Richier, born in 1955, is French.