Andrew MacKenzie, former CEO of Jaeger, has joined Colliers International’s Retail team as a Consultant based in its London office.

In addition to his time at Jaeger, Andrew has also held several senior director positions at numerous international retailers and in other economic sectors including private equity. Companies have included Allders, Matisse Holdings, First Restaurant Group, Complete Leisure Group, and Baird Menswear.

Nick Turk, Head of Retail, Colliers International, said, “Andrew’s appointment has been driven by client demand in the retail sector which requires outstanding international expertise and the ability for agents to think like a retailer – both of which are now second nature to Andrew. Colliers has positioned itself to give this level of service across all lines of our client base and Andrew’s extensive experience perfectly complements our global retail platform.

“The breadth of Andrew’s non-executive and consulting experience, often in turnaround or stressed situations, his ability to assist and advise incumbent management and expertise in funding issues for retailers will provide unique value to Colliers’ clients.”

Colliers International is strategically growing its business in the UK and has recruited more than 20 partners so far this year.  In the last quarter alone, the firm and has welcomed partners, John Knowles, James Gann, Mike Hawkins, Rob Cregeen, Richard Eales, and Laurence Hatchwell.