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Colliers appoints Christian Reitz as Chief Technology Officer, Germany

Christian Reitz takes over digitalisation lead as CTO

Frankfurt, 24 February 2021 – Leading diversified professional services and investment management firm, Colliers today announced that Christian Reitz has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer at Colliers | Germany based in Frankfurt. 

Christian Reitz joins from Universal-Investment, where he was Head of Digital Transformation and Co-Managing Director of the IT subsidiary responsible for the digitalisation strategy and the implementation of new technologies and services in the area of fund administration. Before that, Reitz was Head of Digitalisation at Union Investment and, in addition to a digital lab, built up various competence centres, for example in the areas of data analytics & artificial intelligence, user experience and agility. Previously, he was CTO and co-founder of Netbiscuits, a leading global SaaS platform in the mobile internet sector.

"The digitalisation is rapidly changing what clients expect and brings exciting change and great opportunities for the real estate sector. Colliers intentends to stay one step ahead of these demands, and in doing so, use technology to further enrich the relationship between client and adviser." Said Matthias Leube, CEO Germany. “ I am very much looking forward to an inspiring collaboration with Christian. His transformation know-how is sure to advance change management at Colliers and allow us to lead our industry into the future.”

Christian Reitz is a highly experienced digital ecosystem and transformation strategy manager. Furthermore, he has a broad knowledge in digital technologies as well as extensive practical experience in building and leading agile teams and implementing change processes.

Christian Reitz will lead the technology division at Colliers in Germany and will further develop and expand the fields of innovation and transformation working alongside, CEO Matthias Leube.

"For me, digital transformation is the strategic mix of business requirements, customer expectation and what is technically feasible. I am convinced that Colliers offers the possibilities of the necessary and optimal interaction. And above all, it has the will to do so," says Christian Reitz.