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Colliers International Appoints New Chief Operating Officer in Russia

Colliers International, the leading international real estate consultancy, announces the appointment of Ekaterina Barinova as Chief Operating Officer in Russia. Prior to joining the team at Colliers International, Ekaterina worked for many years at major Western companies, including Jones Lang LaSalle.
In her new position Ekaterina will oversee the firm’s business support departments, such as Human Resources and Administration, Legal and IT. She will be responsible for a number of key business priorities, such as improvement operational performance, organization of interdepartmental communication, improvement of the quality of client services, enhancement of business support through advanced technologies and optimization of business processes, as well as support and development of corporate culture.

Nikolay Kazanskiy, Managing Partner, Colliers International Russia: “I am pleased to welcome Ekaterina aboard. I am confident that Ekaterina’s many years of experience and proactive approach will allow us to substantially reinforce our business. Thanks to the recruitment of such professionals as Ekaterina, we are opening new horizons and new possibilities.”

Ekaterina Barinova has more than 20 years of experience in human resource management at Russian and international companies. She began her career at DHL International and subsequently moved to the banking industry, working for such companies as Renaissance Capital, VTB Capital, ING Bank and Uralsib. From 2009 to 2013 Ekaterina served as director of personnel for JLL. Prior to joining Colliers International she was a partner at NGK Executive Search, where she supervised the business division responsible for recruiting specialists in the real estate industry.  

Ekaterina graduated the International University of Environmental and Political Sciences with a degree in law as well as from the College of Stenography and Typing of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.