23.08.2011Colliers International is pleased to announce the appointment of James Shorthouse as its new Head of Licensed & Leisure. James previously spent 20 years at a well known national agency where he was head of Advisory Services in the pubs, bars and restaurants sector. Gareth Jones, Chief Operating Officer at Colliers International commented: “We are delighted to welcome James as leader of our Licensed & Leisure team. “James is very well known within the leisure sector, and we are looking forward to him taking charge of our already successful Licensed and Leisure department. James added: “I am excited to be joining Colliers International at a time when the UK leisure sector is starting to show signs of recovery, and look forward to growing and developing the team across the UK.” James’ recruitment continues Colliers’ long-term strategy of senior-level appointments throughout 2011.