Asia, 11 August 2016 – Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIG), an industry-leading global real estate company announced today that Li Jie (李杰) has been appointed as Managing Director of the company’s North China business, based in Beijing. This key hire reinforces the company’s commitment to grow its client services and leadership team in North China and across Asia Pacific.  

Li Jie joins Colliers as a highly regarded real estate professional, with 25 years’ experience across the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Mainland China markets.  He was most recently based in Wuhan as Managing Director of the Central China market and Head of Strategic Consulting in China for a major international real estate services firm.  Li Jie has developed a breadth of experience in consulting, leasing, investment, research and property management following his graduation from Tongji University, Shanghai, and Masters degree from Cornell University, New York.

David Hand, CEO | Asia Pacific, says, “I am delighted to announce this senior appointment in one of our key markets in Asia Pacific.  Li Jie joins us as another high-performing and established leader in the region with a great wealth of expertise and strategic vision.  With a proven track record in China, an international perspective and excellent client relationships, Li will help Colliers accelerate the success of our clients in North China."