CBRE Group appointed three senior executives to its global capital markets business, company spokesman Aaron Richardson said.
Greg Hyland joined as managing director, capital markets, Asia-Pacific; Chris Brett was named managing director, capital markets, Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Kevin Aussef was appointed global chief operating officer, capital markets.
Mr. Hyland replaced Rob Blain, who will remain executive chairman, Asia-Pacific, CBRE. Mr. Brett replaced Adolfo Ramirez-Escudero, who will continue to serve in his other position as CEO, Spain.
Mr. Aussef's position is new.
Messrs. Hyland and Brett will be responsible for CBRE's capital markets businesses within their given regions (Asia-Pacific and EMEA, respectively). Mr. Aussef is charged with ensuring all divisions within CBRE's global capital markets business are aligned with one another and working together efficiently.
Mr. Hyland will be based in Singapore, while Mr. Brett will be based in London and Mr. Aussef in Newport Beach, Calif. All three executives will report to Chris Ludeman, CBRE's global president of capital markets.
Mr. Hyland was head of capital markets, Singapore, for Jones Lang LaSalle. He was replaced by Ting Lim, JLL’s executive director for Asia-Pacific capital markets, spokeswoman Vernia Lim said.
Mr. Brett was head of international capital markets for CBRE. He will continue his global responsibilities in addition to leading CBRE's capital markets business in EMEA.
Mr. Aussef was chief operating officer of capital markets for the Americas at CBRE. He will continue to serve in this role in addition to taking on his new responsibilities.