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Colliers appoints new Head of Occupier Services for China to accelerate business growth in China

Charles Yan promoted to Head of Occupier Services while maintaining role as Head of North China

BEIJING, 16 June 2021 – Leading diversified professional services and investment management firm Colliers (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) today announced that Charles Yan has been appointed as Head of Occupier Services | China, effective immediately.

Based in Beijing, Yan will primarily be responsible for representing tenant and landlord clients in China, while leading the expansion of Colliers’ office leasing business.

Yan joined Colliers in early 2019 as the Managing Director for Northern China. His enterprising and innovative spirit led to the tremendous growth of Colliers’ business in Northern China. In particular, he successfully worked with some of the largest Chinese internet companies and delivered excellent business results. Colliers now partners with the top-tier internet giants in China, and many of the highly reputed Chinese financial institutions.

As he takes on his new role, Yan will also maintain his current role as the Managing Director for Northern China, where his clients have lauded him for his bold strategies and excellent client service. Going forward, Yan will be leading client representation while collaborating with other local managing directors to drive exceptional results for our clients.

Tammy Tang, Managing Director | China, commented: “Mr. Yan’s outstanding performance attracted numerous, high-quality clients when he led the Northern China region as Managing Director. His work demonstrates that the Colliers team will always be committed to delivering strategic and proactive solutions with prospective insights by seeking to provide long-term value for our loyal clients. I am confident that with Mr. Yan’s exceptional vision in the market and his strong capability, experience and client resources, Colliers China’s Occupier Services will lead our industry into the future, under his leadership.” 

Yan commented: “I want to thank my colleagues for continuously providing the trust and support I needed, and we have always embraced Colliers’ cherished values. Be enterprising, be collaborative, invest in relationships, be experts, and do what’s right for our clients, people and communities. I will lead the team to develop our Occupier Services business sustainably and successfully, with an enterprising spirit to create enduring value for clients and accelerate their success.”

Occupier Services at Colliers incorporates the experience and expertise of multiple experts to maximise the power of space wherever our clients do business. Through one-on-one partnerships, the team aligns real estate and space strategies with the business plan of each client, to ensure that optimal solutions are delivered.


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