Cushman & Wakefield, a global leader in commercial real estate services, announced today that Chris Browne has joined the firm as President, Client Service Delivery.
Mr. Browne will lead Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Occupier Services (GOS) Integrated Facilities Management, Project & Development Services, Transaction Management, Strategic Consulting and Portfolio Administration service lines. Additionally, he will have oversight of client-facing technology and Cushman & Wakefield’s strategic sourcing platform. Mr. Browne will report to Steve Quick, Chief Executive of Global Occupier Services.
“Chris will ensure consistent, profitable delivery of our services while building on the many strengths of our existing platform so we can continue to offer best-in-class client service,” said Steve Quick, Chief Executive, Global Occupier Services, at Cushman & Wakefield. “Further, it is testimony to the power of the Cushman & Wakefield platform when industry leaders such as Chris recognize the momentum and opportunity ahead for our brand, and choose to join our team.”
“This is indeed an exciting time at Cushman & Wakefield,” Mr. Browne said. “I am joining a committed leadership team and a great organization with outstanding capabilities coalescing from each of the legacy firms that merged earlier this year. The integration of our platform has created a unique service delivery capability that positions us to provide the industry’s best solutions for our clients.”
Mr. Browne joins Cushman & Wakefield from JLL, where he was most recently COO, Americas Corporate Solutions. At JLL, he was also responsible for Corporate Solutions’ HR and IT business strategy as well as Americas’ business intelligence and data management strategies. Prior to JLL, he held a global leadership role with Hewlett-Packard and an Americas and EMEA leadership role at CBRE. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne and earned an MBA at the University of Illinois Chicago.
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