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CEE region Cushman & Wakefield now all shook-up

Human resources
Cushman & Wakefield has reorganised its CEE leadership by creating eight new senior positions.

The new CEE wide appointments are Zuzana Paciorkiewicz and Ondrej Fukal as co-heads of asset services, Tamara Laliashvili as head of business intelligence, Joanna Sinkiewicz as head of industrial agency, Marie Balacova as head of data & analytics, Radka Novak as head of office agency, Eliza Bingul as head of digital & corporate communications, and Karolina Samczynska-Fislak as head of marketing & bid management.

I am delighted to welcome these eight accomplished individuals to their new CEE Leadership roles. They make a positive and significant contribution to the overall diversity of our regional team in terms of gender, geography, cultural background, experience and skills. Diversity leads to innovation and higher client satisfaction. Empowering people is in our culture and these appointments reflect inclusion within our business across the EMEA region.
Jonathan Hallett, the head of CEE at Cushman & Wakefield

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