Independent Director since October 2018
Mr Olivier Faujour is Chief Executive Officer of the Smartbox group, the gift company specializing in experiences, which he joined in May 2018. From 2010 to 2018 he worked at General Mills International and served in executive leadership roles that included Global CEO of Haagen-Dazs & Yoplait, CEO and Executive Chairman of Yoplait, and President of General Mills France, Southern Europe and Benelux. His experience of brand building and strategic company development underpin the insight Mr Faujour brings to the Shurgard board.
Mr Faujour is also an advisor for KKR & Co Inc. and for several digital companies with active consulting roles linked to the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA), Google, Amazon and other digital stakeholders.
Prior to joining General Mills, Mr. Faujour served in various roles at Michelin, Danone and Procter & Gamble.
Mr Faujour holds an MBA from ESCP Europe Graduate Business School.