Marc Shamma'a appointed as head of strategy and workplace

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Cushman & Wakefield, the world’s largest privately held real estate services firm, announced today the appointment of Marc Shamma’a as the Strategy & Workplace Director. Based in Singapore, Marc will be responsible for providing consultancy as well as strategic leadership and direction for the project management design teams across Asia-Pacific and providing clients with advice on workplace strategy, its impact on design and portfolio strategy accompanied by change and communications management.

Richard Middleton, head of Corporate Occupier and Investor Services in Asia Pacific said: “With companies in Asia Pacific taking a more holistic view to workplace strategy, considering both cost benefits as well as people and wider organizational benefits, Marc’s expertise offers our clients the opportunity to see the space they occupy not only through lens of cost reduction, but as a way to improve staff productivity and satisfaction by making their offices great places to work. As workplace change is rolled out at a rigorous rate across Asia, it is imperative that organizations pay close attention to the change management process if they are to realize the expected benefits – we are excited to have Marc lead this platform for Cushman & Wakefield in Asia.”

Marc has been based in Singapore for over six years. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, he worked at Geyer as Asia Regional Strategy Consultant, before which he was a Director at DEGW (focusing on workplace strategy), and JLL (Strategic Consulting). Before moving to Singapore in 2008, he was with PWC and IBM in UK.  He holds a Masters in Business Administration and has recently been awarded a Diploma in Strategy and Innovation from Oxford University Saïd Business School.

Further information, please contact Marc Shamma'a.