Los Angeles – October 27, 2014 – CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that Jennifer Ashley has been appointed Global Director of Human Resources. In this role, Ms. Ashley will oversee CBRE’s worldwide human resources operations encompassing approximately 44,000 employees. Her areas of responsibility include employee relations, staffing and recruitment, training and professional development, diversity, compensation and benefits.
“Jennifer is a highly capable leader who has a deep understanding of our company and people, and excels at teamwork and forging consensus--critical qualities as we continue to build a world-class HR organization,” said Chris Kirk, CBRE Chief Administrative Officer.
Ms. Ashley had previously directed CBRE’s Human Resource operations in the Americas, leading a staff of human resource professionals throughout the United States, Latin America and Canada. Prior to that appointment in April, 2013, she was the Head of Marketing for the Americas, directing marketing strategy and operations across all lines of business in the CBRE services platform.
Since Ms. Ashley joined CBRE she has led the Company’s Enterprise Management Group, which focused on business development and strategies for the most significant assignments in the U.S., and was a senior member of CBRE’s Human Resources team, where she served all offices and business units in the New York Tri-State region.
Before joining CBRE, Ms. Ashley was Senior Director of Sales, Marketing and Service, as well as Director of Human Resources, Sales and Marketing, at SBS International, a Boeing Company. She began her professional career at Andersen Consulting where she served as a Change Management consultant, and at the Chief Executive Leadership Institute where she served as the Vice President of Research and Administration.
Ms. Ashley has a Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Emory University; a Master of Science in Psychology, Hunter College; and a Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan.
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.