Hines Europe picks new CEO
Published: 03 January, 2017
Lars Huber confirmed as CEO of Hines Europe
Lars Huber has assumed the role of sole CEO of the European arm of international real estate asset manager Hines, after sharing the role for the past year with Michael Topham. Topham held the role of CEO for 26 years in Europe and the Hines Midwest Region prior to that.
Huber joined Hines in Berlin in 1996 and later headed the firm’s Munich office until 2004. In 2005, he relocated to London as fund manager for the Hines European Value Added Fund, before becoming CFO of Hines Europe In 2010 and Co-CEO in January 2016.
Hines president and CEO Jeff Hines said: “Lars has created significant value for Hines and our investors in his two-decade career with the firm and will continue to be an excellent leader for our European region as it grows. Geographic and product type diversity across Europe is an important link in our global strategy.”