Bert Hesselink was appointed as a Operation Director CBRE and elected as Chairman by AMCHAM

CBRE, the world leader in the commercial real estate service sector, is pleased to announce changes in management structure and create new position Operations Director for the Czech Republic. New position will assume by Bert Hesselink from current position Head of Office Agency. Bert Hesselink was also elected by its members as the new Chairman of the Real Estate Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce.

Richard Curran, Managing Director at CBRE, comments: “Through Bert´s long experience in working for CBRE across business lines and geographies, we are confident that Bert will provide the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that we have the proper operational and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and further improve delivery of our unrivalled integrated service platform to our clients.”

Bert Hesselink, Operations Director CBRE for the Czech Republic

In this newly created role Bert will oversee all operations functions at CBRE. He will closely collaborate with management to develop corporate and operational strategies and subsequently facilitate these efforts across operations. Bert has more than 13 years of experience in the commercial real estate services industry in the Czech Republic and in The Netherlands. Bert started his career as an office agent at CBRE in Amsterdam in 2001 after having finished his studies at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in The Netherlands and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the United States with a Master degree in Economic Geography with a specialization in Real Estate.

Richard Curran adds: “Through two acquisitions in the last 3 years in the Czech Republic alone we grew the organization from circa 50 to almost 350 professionals now, covering virtually all possible services in real estate. As a result, we are now uniquely positioned to truly provide our clients with an unrivalled fully integrated, one-stop, top quality real estate service."