Los Angeles, March 26, 2014 – CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced the appointment of Martin Samworth as Chief Executive Officer of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region and of Daniel Queenan as Chief Executive Officer of its Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The appointments are effective immediately.
Mr. Samworth previously served as Managing Director, EMEA, where he oversaw operational management of the region. He will continue to report to Michael Strong, Executive Chairman, EMEA, who retains overall responsibility for the region.
Mr. Queenan previously served as Chief Operating Officer, APAC, where he shared responsibility for managing the region’s day-to-day operations with Robert Blain, Executive Chairman, APAC. In his new role, Mr. Queenan will oversee operational management of APAC while Mr. Blain will retain overall responsibility for the region. Mr. Queenan will continue to report to Mr. Blain in respect of his APAC responsibilities. In addition, Mr. Queenan continues to serve as Chief Executive Officer of CBRE’s development services subsidiary, Trammell Crow Company, a role in which he reports to Bob Sulentic, President and Chief Executive Officer of CBRE.
“These are well-deserved promotions for Martin and Danny,” said Mike Lafitte, Chief Operating Officer of CBRE. “They are very talented executives who are highly regarded by our people in their regions and around the world. They are also strong leaders who, working in partnership with Mike Strong and Rob Blain in their respective regions, have put us on a path toward further growth, outstanding client service and operational excellence.”
About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2013 revenue). The Company has approximately 44,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through approximately 350 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.