Cushman & Wakefield hires Hanns-Joachim Fredrich to head Berlin office
Cushman & Wakefield has hired Hanns-Joachim Fredrich as a Partner and head of its Berlin office. Fredrich 45, joins Cushman & Wakefield on 1 June 2012 after 15 years with DTZ Germany.
In addition to heading the firm’s Berlin office he will be specifically focused on building Cushman & Wakefield’s capital markets business.
Dr Martin Braun, head of Cushman & Wakefield’s German Capital Markets Group, says: “In Hanns-Joachim Fredrich we have secured a highly regarded and experienced real estate professional who as a member of our management team, will be instrumental in the driving the expansion and development of our capital markets business.”
The further growth of the capital markets service line is a main focus of Cushman & Wakefield’s expansion plans in Germany in 2012 in line with the firm’s strategic growth plan. The company currently has capital markets teams in Frankfurt, Berlin, Hamburg and Munich.
Paul Bacon (pictured), CEO of Cushman & Wakefield, EMEA, says: “The appointment of Hanns-Joachim is in line with our global strategic plan to significantly strengthen our presence in Germany and follows several recent strategic hires in this important market including Nina Jansen and Andreas Gast to lead our Property & Asset Management business and Jens Bohnlein, as head of Project Management.”
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