Press Release – Management change

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GOLDSTORY announces changes to Group management composition.

GOLDSTORY is pleased to announce that Flavien d’Audiffret has been appointed as the Group Chief Executive Officer. Mr. d’Audiffret has been Group General Manager since 2020. Romain Peninque will remain Group President with the responsibility to validate the group strategy as well as supervise the CSR and compliance functions of the group.

Additionally, Cyrille Palitzyne will step down as Group Chief Financial Officer, with effect from October 1, 2024. Mr. Palitzyne will remain the Group Chief Financial Officer until his departure, following which, it is expected that he will be nominated to the Supervisory Board of the Group. Kévin Aubert, who joined the Group in 2017 and has been the Chief Financial Officer of the Group’s French and Benelux operations since 2020, has been appointed as the deputy Group Chief Financial Officer. It is expected that Mr. Aubert will be appointed as the Group Chief Financial Officer upon Mr. Palitzyne’s departure.

About THOM
We are a leading European jewelry retailer by number of stores, with a strong position in Europe in the affordable jewelry sector. Our product offering comprises primarily precious jewelry, complemented by watches and costume jewelry. We are active primarily in France and Italy, where we hold a leading market position in each national market. Our products are available through our network of 1,017 stores directly operated stores and 62 corners, including 543 stores and wedding fairs in France as well as 39 corners (including one store in Monaco), 390 stores in Italy, 53 stores in Germany, 25 stores and wedding fairs in Belgium, 3 stores and 23 corners in Spain, 2 stores in China and 1 store in Luxembourg as of June 30, 2023, as well as 6 e-commerce platforms in France and Belgium ( and,, Italy (, Spain ( and Germany ( We also have 39 affiliated partner stores in France and China (2 opening during the nine-month period ended June 30, 2023) as well as wholesale activity through our French subsidiary (Timeway France) and our Italian subsidiary (Timeway Italy).

For further information, please contact:
Carole Danel
Group Financial Controlling Director / IR Manager