Mathieu Giguere has been appointed director for key accounts and new business development at Panattoni. In his new position he will be responsible for acquiring new business and markets in the light of the dynamic growth in online retail.
His professional career began in 2000 at Cushman & Wakefield, where he managed the advisory department. In 2006. Later he was promoted to managing director and head of the alliance programme for EMEA markets and in 2008 he came back to lead the capital markets Team in Poland. Following this he was employed by German retailer Tchibo, where he was responsible for property portfolio management and retail expansion throughout Poland. In 2014, he joined Amazon, where he stayed for four years as senior manager and head of real estate, responsible for the expansion and management of Amazon’s real estate portfolio in the CEE, SEU and MENA regions. He completed more than 25 transactions in ten countries, totalling over 1.5 mln sqms of logistics/fulfilment space and eleven BTS projects in Continental Europe with a total value of more than EUR 1 bln. Immediately prior to joining Panattoni, he served as director of real estate management at WeWork, with responsibility for the company’s expansion in the Central European markets.
Mathieu graduated in business administration (majoring in finance) from HEC Montreal University, before moving to Europe, where he has lived for 20 years.