Colliers International Promotes Christine Schultz to Global Chief Marketing Officer

SEATTLE, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ -- Colliers International, a global leader in commercial real estate services today announced the appointment of marketing executive Christine Schultz as the firm's Global Chief Marketing Officer. Schultz will be responsible for driving the growth of the firm's brand and thought leadership worldwide.

As the fastest growing, marketing centric commercial real estate organization, this appointment emphasizes Colliers' focus on driving innovation and thought leadership beyond just real estate transactions by providing market insights and business solutions that give occupiers and investors a competitive advantage.  

"Our people are the backbone of our business, and Christine has been instrumental to Colliers' success story since she joined the company in 2010," said Doug Frye, Global President & CEO. "She is a stand-out leader and exemplifies Colliers values and culture. Her role in marketing the Colliers brand has been and will continue to be an asset as we raise our visibility internationally and continue to offer the best client experience in the business."

In making this announcement, Colliers Global Chief Operating Officer, Dylan Taylor, commented, "Christine has a proven track record in delivering results. She brings a level of experience and enterprising actions that further strengthen the diverse perspectives of our executive leadership team."

Christine has more than 20 years of marketing and technical experience in both the B2B and B2C communities. She started her career in the government sector before moving into management consulting and now specializes in strategic positioning of professional services within the commercial real estate industry. Schultz has been heading Colliers' global marketing and research, managing the brand, and leading marketing strategies worldwide. Notably, she played a central role in overseeing the national rollout of Colliers International's renewed brand identity in April 2010.

"As a marketer, it's a dynamic time in the commercial real estate industry and the possibilities for where we can take our thought leadership, client engagement and digital strategies are boundless," said Schultz. "I look forward to continuing my work with our regional marketing leaders to shape the future."

Schultz is based in Colliers International's global headquarters in Seattle, Washington. She is a veteran of the United States Air Force who served during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, earning several achievement medals. She has her MBA in management from Golden Gate University and her Bachelor's degree from California State University. Schultz is a member of the International Association of Business Communicators and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW Network).

About Colliers International

Colliers International is a global leader in commercial real estate services, with over 16,300 professionals operating out of more than 502 offices in 67 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, Colliers International delivers a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and insightful research. Colliers International has been recognized and ranked by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals' Global Outsourcing 100 for 10 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm. 

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