Amsterdam, 11 January 2012 - Jules has over 15 years of experience in real estate and has been with Colliers since 2006. Jules was previously the director of the Eindhoven office and is now based in Amsterdam to focus on growing Colliers’ Hotel Investment Services.

In a related promotion, Robert Kok has been appointed to lead Colliers’ Eindhoven office.

Since completing his real estate training in 1999, Robert has been active in real estate with experience in the industrial and residential markets and in the real estate department of SNS Reaa. In 2007 Robert joined Colliers International as the regional coordinator for the South of NVM Business.

CEO of Colliers International in the Netherlands, Jaap van Rhijn, commented: "This is a nice double victory with Jules van Gaalen leading our Hotels Investment team and Robert taking the lead in Eindhoven. This allows us to further expand our market position in Hotels and continue to strengthen our services in Eindhoven.