Skip to main content


Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board and Chair of the Audit Committee

Member since December 23, 2020

Cécile Cabanis is a member of the Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Supervisory Board and Chair of its Audit Committee since December 23, 2020. She is Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board since March 3, 2021.

Cécile Cabanis is currently Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Danone.

Cécile Cabanis joined Danone in 2004, and previously served in a range of key positions in finance, including Corporate Finance Director, then head of Business Development. In 2010, she was appointed Vice President Finance for the Fresh Dairy Products division. In 2015, she was appointed Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee and until February 19, 2021, was Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer, Technology & Data, Cycles & Procurement.

Cécile Cabanis began her career in 1995 with L'Oréal in South Africa as Logistics Manager and Financial Controller before moving to France as Internal Auditor. In 2000, she was appointed Deputy Director Mergers & Acquisitions at France Télécom.

She is also a member of Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit & Risks Committee - Schneider Electric and member of the Supervisory Board of 2MX Organic.

Ms Cabanis graduated from the Agro Paris Grignon engineering school (now AgroParis Tech).

Ms Cabanis, born in 1971, is French.