CBRE STRENGTHENS EMEA RETAIL TEAM WITH SENIOR HIRE
CBRE, the leading global real estate advisor, has announced the appointment of Michael Matthews to its EMEA Cross Border Retail team.
Michael joins the business from CBRE Global Investors, where he has spent the past two years as European Commercial Director of Retail, and was responsible for managing retailer relationships across 80 shopping centres in 18 European countries. Prior to this, he worked for Apple Inc. and VF Corp. the owner of Timberland, Vans and The North Face, where he was part of the teams responsible for delivering their store expansion programs across the EMEA region.
Michael will be based in London and in his new role he will be responsible for advising international retailers on their expansion strategy across EMEA. He will work across the region and with CBRE’s America’s and Asia-Pac teams to create opportunities and enhance client service within the retail sector.
We are delighted to welcome Michael to the team, his experience working for leading global retail brands and deep understanding of what retailers really need from their real estate strategy will enhance our capabilities as we look to grow our cross border retail business.