STOCKHOLM, 12 February 2014 – CBRE Global Investors, the global real estate investment firm, has appointed Rik Eertink as Head of Nordics and takes over from Martin Sersé who has left the company. He will also become the fund manager for the CBRE Nordic Property Fund and joins the EMEA Management Board.
Rik has worked for CBRE Global Investors for over nine years and has 10 years’ experience in the industry. He was previously Head of Asset Management for the Nordic region and has worked on different retail portfolios in the Dutch market. He currently chairs the Next Generation Group for International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) across Europe and is a member of ICSC’s Advisory Board.
Stefan Berg has been appointed as Head of Asset Management for the Nordic region. He has 10 years’ experience in the industry and joins CBRE Global Investors from Pembroke Real Estate Inc, where he was a senior asset manager working with the company’s Nordic portfolio including the development of Nordea’s new head office in CBD Stockholm.
Prior to joining Pembroke, Stefan was Head of Asset management at Genesta Property Nordic AB, a Nordic real estate fund manager with investments in Sweden, Finland, Norway and the Baltics.
Pieter Hendrikse, CEO EMEA, CBRE Global Investors said: “Rik has a wealth of experience with a proven track record and I am delighted that he has agreed to head up the Nordic region.
We are seeing continued interest in the Nordics from our other investment programmes and with the new management in place and Stefan’s appointment, we are well positioned to focus on the growth of this region.”
CBRE Global Investors manages €1.1 billion in the Nordic region for three separate funds.
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