Amsterdam, 15 May 2019
Multi Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Antoine Mocachen as Managing Director for Central and Eastern Europe, effective 17 June 2019. He will be responsible for Multi’s activities in Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine. Antoine Mocachen succeeds Luca Maganuco, who has filled this position on an interim basis for the past year, in addition to his responsibilities as Managing Director of Multi Italy. Luca Maganuco will now focus fully on Multi’s Italian business.
Antoine Mocachen has over 20 years’ experience in real estate development, asset management and property management in the shopping centre industry in the CEE region and Turkey. During his career, he has worked for major players such as the Simon Property Group, where he held several positions, including Managing Director and board member. He joined Multi Turkey in 2017 as Senior Director Asset Management and was appointed Chief Operational Officer in 2018. He graduated from the Sorbonne University in Paris in 1997 with a master’s degree in Sales and Marketing, after gaining a degree in Business Administration from the Dauphine University in Paris.
Antoine Mocachen’s responsibilities as Chief Operational Officer at Multi Turkey will be taken over by Pınar Yalçınkaya Hacaoğlu, Chief Executive Officer, and Lucien Smits, Chief Financial Officer.
Josip Kardun, CEO Multi Corporation said: “We are extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Antoine Mocachen as Managing Director for the CEE region. Multi’s retail platform in this region will benefit greatly from his extensive management and development experience in the shopping centre sector across Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey. Antoine will continue to build on the excellent work of Luca Maganuco, who has held this position on an interim basis for the past year and has enhanced and expanded our portfolio in the CEE region considerably.”
In the Central and Eastern European region, Multi’s portfolio currently comprises 14 shopping centres, covering 486,000 sq.m of retail space with over 1,580 tenants and welcomes over 88 million visitors annually. Its flagship centres include the multi-functional Forum Gdańsk shopping centre in Gdańsk (Poland), which opened in 2018, Allee in Budapest (Hungary) and Forum Lviv in Lviv (Ukraine).