Sophie Depairon to succeed François Masquelier

25.11.2019, Luxembourg, RTL Group

Sophie Depairon, currently Vice President Treasury, Corporate Finance & Enterprise Risk Management at RTL Group, will succeed François Masquelier as Senior Vice President of Treasury & Corporate Finance and Enterprise Risk Management, effective 1 January 2020.

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Sophie Depairon & François Masquelier

François Masquelier is leaving the company at the end of December 2019 after 22 years with RTL Group. In her new role Sophie Depairon will report to Björn Bauer, CFO of RTL Group.

Björn Bauer

Björn Bauer, CFO of RTL Group, says: “I am delighted that we have found such an experienced executive within RTL Group to succeed François Masquelier. Sophie has a proven track record in the treasury and risk management field within our Group. She has also demonstrated her strong management skills during the RTL City real estate project. I am confident that with her extensive expertise, she is perfectly positioned to fulfill the responsibilities of her new role. I look forward to working with her and wish her all the best in her new position.”

Elmar Heggen

Elmar Heggen, Deputy CEO and COO of RTL Group, says: “On behalf of RTL Group, but also personally, I would like to thank François Masquelier for the excellent service he has dedicated to the Group over the past 22 years. François was always at the forefront of digitising and automating the Group’s treasury and cash management procedures, by introducing modern and digital tools and streamlining reporting. Since he took over the leadership of the department, he has grown it into a solid team, while he has been an active member of the treasury community in Luxembourg in his capacity as President of the Association of Corporate Treasurers of Luxembourg. I wish François all the best for the future.”
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