Hong Kong, 16 January 2017 Colliers International (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services, today announces the hire of a workplace strategy specialist, with Truddy Cheung joining as Head of Workplace and Change Management, Hong Kong. This hire fulfils a key strategic objective for Colliers Occupier Services, enhancing the company’s proposition in providing holistic workplace solutions to clients in conjunction with Offices Services, Project Management and Corporate Solutions teams.

Commenting on the appointment, Nigel Smith, Managing Director for Colliers International Hong Kong, said, “Truddy is a significant addition to our Occupier Services team in providing comprehensive workplace services and will leverage our enterprising and creative spirit to grow our workplace strategy offer, addressing the diverse needs of our clients across our Offices Services, Corporate Solutions and Project Management businesses. With her proven track record and deep relationships we are confident to become a market leader in workplace solutions.”

As a qualified architect, Truddy brings more than 18 years of experience working in commercial design across Hong Kong, Australia and the UK. During her career she has worked with distinguished international design firms such as HOK and Ronald Lu & Partners. Truddy joins Colliers from CBRE where she was Associate Director of the Workplace team, servicing and advising the likes of HSBC, AXA, Bayer, Cisco and Citibank as a workplace consultant and change manager.

Gareth Barlow, Executive Director of Project Management Hong Kong, added, “Colliers supports enterprising clients in delivering effective, flexible and high performance user environments. Truddy’s specialist experience in design, workplace strategy and organisational change management will further help our client enterprises in developing solutions aligning business goals with workplace strategy and optimising their employee performance.”

Truddy will report to Gareth and will take an active role in the Global Workplace team to solidify and extend Colliers’ Workplace Strategy service offerings in Asia. Truddy speaks fluent Mandarin, Cantonese and English.