CBRE announces EMEA leadership promotions
Published: 25 July, 2016
Bas Tiemestra and Jirka Lhotak have been awarded new positions in the global investors EMEA organisation
CBRE Global Investors has promoted Bas Tiemstra, to a newly created role of Director of Investment Operations EMEA. Bas will have overall responsibility for the EMEA investment operations, including asset management, with a focus on standardizing best practices and driving investment performance at the asset level.
Bas joined the company at the beginning of 2015 as Head of Asset Management Retail EMEA, responsible for improving the consistency and quality of asset management across our retail portfolio and with the central aim being to ensure retail property performance. Prior to that he worked for ASR Real Estate Investment Management where he was Managing Director Commercial Real Estate and Fund Director for the ASR Dutch Prime Retail Fund.
Jirka Lhotak has been appointed CFO EMEA, with responsibility for financial operations for the region. Jirka joined CBRE Global Investors (then ING Real Estate Investment Management) in 2006, taking responsibility for finance across the Central and Eastern European region. Since 2012 he has been CFO of the CBRE European Shopping Centre Funds and the Retail portfolio across EMEA. Dennis Van Vugt has decided to step down from his position as CFO/COO EMEA as of 1 August, however he will assist with the transition of his duties through the balance of 2016.