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Colliers Promotes Rebecca Finley to Chief Brand and People Officer

03 12 20 Colliers Promotes Rebecca Finley to Chief Brand and People Officer hero

Rebecca (Becky) Finley has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Brand and People Officer, effective immediately. Finley will focus on strengthening Colliers’ brand and people services worldwide, building on the company’s reputation as a leader in the commercial real estate and investment management industries.

Since joining Colliers as Senior Vice President, Global Brand and People nearly three years ago, Finley has been an enterprising and collaborative member of the global executive team, providing leadership and oversight of Colliers’ marketing, brand, communication, and people strategies. Under her guidance, Colliers has implemented innovative brand, digital and media strategies, bolstered our performance management and recruitment efforts, and made strides in becoming a more diverse and inclusive workplace to better serve clients. Finley also played a key role in Colliers’ COVID-19 response and recovery.

“As we continue to grow, Becky will be instrumental in differentiating Colliers and ensuring that we are effectively communicating with clients and professionals at the highest levels, globally,” said Jay Hennick, Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Colliers International. “Becky’s promotion is a testament to her accomplishments during her tenure with Colliers, her bias for action, as well as the respect she has earned for her inspired leadership. I am confident that she will take our well-recognized global brand from strength to strength.”

Finley brings proven leadership experience in branding, culture and business operations from previous roles at Facebook & Instagram Canada where she served as Business Lead and Head of Technology, Telecommunications & Media. She holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management in Toronto, as well as Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degrees from Queens University.

“The past three years have been a fantastic journey with an incredible organization and operating platform around the world,” said Becky Finley. “I am excited to continue working with the talented teams at Colliers at such an important time in our business to ensure our brand and people initiatives resonate with our professionals and clients alike.”

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As UK Head of Marketing and Communications Helen is responsible for building a marketing strategy that grows brand awareness; drives lead generation; works across business lines to help influence customer experience and ultimately helps us meet our growth and revenue targets.   

Helen led the Colliers Digital team in the UK & EMEA from May 2017 and prior to that she was Head of Marketing & PR for Colliers in Ireland.

Helen studied at University College Cork where she obtained a bachelors degree in Law and French, and at Dublin Business School where she has a diploma in Marketing and Event Management,  and Public Relations, followed by a Diploma in Digital Marketing from DIT.

Having worked in Marketing and PR across various industries including the Motor Industry with brands such as BMW, Mini, Citroen and Hyundai as well as leading the marketing for Ireland’s most prestigious theatre, the Gate Theatre Helen has a passion for creative marketing strategies. In her early career Helen worked as a Production Manager for Independent TV production companies where she led on online content creation, and social media strategies for several TV shows. Helen also has experience in managing and coordinating large scale events including awards shows, pop-up events, launches and bespoke festivals.



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