Business Development Director
C&A China
Rowan has over 14 years of experience in both retail and real estate in Europe and China. Rowan holds a Master Degree in Real Estate from the University of Amsterdam and a Master Degree in Economics from the University of Tilburg. Since 2010 he is also member of the RICS. Furthermore, he is a regular keynote speaker on various Asian real estate and retail conferences (Mipim Asia, ICSC, Eurasia and Noppen).

Since 2011 Rowan is responsible for growing C&A's footprint in China to 100 stores in 2017 in the 30 largest cities of China. Prior to joining C&A China he worked for Redevco; Redevco is a privately owned retail real estate company.

About C&A China:

C&A is one of the leading fashion retailers in Europe and Latin America. It operates in 20 European and two Latin American countries, as well as in China. The company has been trading since 1841 when it began as a textile warehouse. It has a history spanning 170 years and five generations of a single family, making it one of the pioneers in the retail industry.
C&A's aim has always been to provide high-quality affordable fashion for the whole family, as well as fashion that fits every occasion and suits every style. C&A now has 11 exclusive brands, such as Clockhouse, Westbury, and Your Sixth Sense under its umbrella. C&A prides itself in setting and staying ahead of the trends.

Session(s) featuring VERWOERD Rowan

Thursday, 14th November 2013 from 11:15 am to 12:00 pm
Champs-Elysées room

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