Multi Corporation announced the appointment of Luca Maganuco as the new Managing Director for Multi Central and Eastern Europe. He will be responsible for Multi’s activities in Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine.
Luca Maganuco has over 16 years’ experience in (retail) real estate asset management and development. During his professional career, he has worked for numerous international companies, including ING Real Estate and CBRE Global Investors. For the past four years, Luca Maganuco has been the managing director of Multi Italy. Going forward, he will combine this position with his new role as Managing Director for the CEE region.
“We are extremely pleased with the appointment of Luca Maganuco as managing director for the CEE region, given his vast experience and expertise, both on the (re)development side and on the operational side of the shopping centre sector. The Eastern European retail market is one of the most dynamic in Europe and with the leverage of the Multi’s Pan-European platform, we believe Luca and his team will have the opportunity to enhance the level of our shopping centres under management and to expand our portfolio,’’ said Josip Kardun, CEO Multi Corporation.
Luca Maganuco (45) is an economist by profession and has bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in business administration. He will be responsible for the ongoing operations of existing shopping centres and the acquisition of new mandates in the region. Luca already has experience working in southern Europe and has held a number of Pan European roles.
In the Central and Eastern European region, Multi’s portfolio currently comprises 13 shopping centres, including the multi-functional centre Forum Gdańsk, which opened on 16 May 2018. Forum Gdańsk is located in the northern part of Poland and is the largest multi-functional centre to open in Poland this year. In its first three weeks of operation, Forum Gdańsk was visited by over 1 million shoppers.