Members of the Board of Directors


The Annual General Meeting on 22 March 2017 set the number of Board members at ten (10). Members of the Board of Directors elected by the Annual General Meeting are:

  Position Nationality Year of birth
Chaim Katzman Chairman Israel and United States 1949
Bernd Knobloch Deputy Chairman Germany 1951
Arnold de Haan Member Netherlands 1954
Kirsi Komi Member Finland 1963
Rachel Lavine Member Israel 1965
David Lukes Member United States 1970
Andrea Orlandi Member Italy 1971
Claes Ottosson Member Sweden 1961
Per-Anders Ovin Member Sweden 1956
Ariella Zochovitzky Member Israel 1957


Please see the introduction of the Board of Directors

All Directors are independent of the company. Furthermore, Arnold de Haan, Bernd Knobloch, Kirsi Komi, Claes Ottosson, Per-Anders Ovin and Ariella Zochovitzky are independent of significant shareholders. Since  Chaim Katzman, David Lukes  and Rachel Lavine  are or have recently been    directors of Citycon’s main shareholder, Gazit-Globe Ltd. or its affiliated companies, they are not regarded as being independent of significant shareholders. Since Andrea Orlandi is in the employ of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, which wholly owns CPP Investment Board European Holdings S.àr.l, a significant shareholder in Citycon, he is not regarded as being independent of significant shareholders.

Chaim Katzman is the Chairman of the Board of Directors with Bernd Knobloch serving as Deputy Chairman.

Board members' share ownership