Chief Executive Officer since 2012
Before joining Shurgard in January 2012 as Chief Executive Officer, Mr Oursin held different executive positions for several major retailers. In 2010 and 2011, Mr Oursin managed the turnaround of Sport 2000 in France with the Private Equity firm Activa Capital.
He started his professional career working at Promodes from 1987 to 1995 in France and Switzerland. He then transferred to Carrefour, working at the French retail giant from 1995 until 2009 in leadership and CEO roles in France, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan and Belgium. His experience in leading the development and reorganization of major business to consumer industries is a cornerstone of the current strong management of Shurgard.
He has also served abroad on the boards of various French chambers of commerce. Today, he exercises mandates as a director of Triangle Investissement in France and as a manager of Ugly Invest in Belgium, a position he has held since 2015.
Mr Oursin holds an MBA from Essec Business School Paris and a Master’s degree in Agricultural Engineering from AgroParisTech.