LOS ANGELES—CBRE Group, Inc. has appointed Martin Samworth as CEO of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, and chosen Daniel Queenan as CEO of the firm’s Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The appointments are effective immediately.
Samworth previously served as managing director, EMEA, where he oversaw operational management of the region. He will continue to report to Michael Strong, executive chairman, EMEA, who retains overall responsibility for the region.
Queenan previously served as COO, APAC, where he shared responsibility for managing the region’s day-to-day operations with Robert Blain, executive chairman, APAC. In his new role, Queenan will oversee operational management of APAC while Blain will retain overall responsibility for the region. Queenan will continue to report to Blain in respect of his APAC responsibilities. In addition, Queenan continues to serve as CEO of CBRE’s development services subsidiary, Trammell Crow Company, a role in which he reports to Bob Sulentic, president and CEO of CBRE.
“These are well-deserved promotions for Martin and Danny,” said Mike Lafitte, COO of CBRE. “They are very talented executives who are highly regarded by our people in their regions and around the world. They are also strong leaders who, working in partnership with Mike Strong and Rob Blain in their respective regions, have put us on a path toward further growth, outstanding client service and operational excellence.”