Claude Sirois has been named president of Ivanhoé Cambridge Retail after serving as executive vice-president of shopping centres for North America, Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc.
“Claude is a seasoned leader with a strong reputation in real estate, especially in the retail industry,” said Bill Tresham, president of Ivanhoé Cambridge. “He now leads our biggest business unit, consisting of 27 Canadian shopping centres, 21 of which we operate ourselves.” With his experience and his extensive knowledge of the sector, Claude is the ideal leader to leverage this business unit for our organization’s future growth.”
Tresham says the company’s centres have seen significant increases in sales and productivity, and are “well-positioned to attract the best retailers and to cater to [its] customers’ very high expectations.”
Other appointed leaders on the executive committee of the retail business unit include, Karen Laflamme, who is now executive vice-president and chief financial officer. Roman Drohomirecki has been appointed executive vice-president and chief operating officer, Paul Gleeson becomes executive vice-president and chief development officer and Nathalie Rousseau is now the vice-president of asset management.