Mitsuhiro Taneda joins Cushman & Wakefield as Executive Director of Leasing Advisory Group, Japan

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TOKYO, May 7, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global commercial real estate services firm, announced today that Mitsuhiro Taneda joined the firm in Tokyo on April 1, 2019 as Executive Director, Leasing Advisory Group.

Mitsuhiro will oversee all leasing services and work closely with Keiji Kato, Senior Director - Head of Leasing Advisory Group to further expand Cushman & Wakefield’s leasing advisory platform in Japan. He will leverage his extensive network of market contacts and Cushman & Wakefield’s global and regional platforms to provide leasing advisory and brokerage services for both investor and occupier clients.

Mitsuhiro previously worked for Sanko Estate, a leading Japanese brokerage services firm for 35 years, most recently serving as its President over the last 5 years until July 2018. His exemplary performance led to his appointment as a Board Director at the age of 39. He has held many senior positions within Sanko Estate including Head of Brokerage Sales for the Kansai Region and General Manager of the Osaka branch since its first day of operations in 1999. He later moved to its Tokyo Headquarters, taking on brokerage and leadership roles within the Sales Department.

Todd Olson, Managing Director, Japan, and a member of the Asia Pacific Executive Committee at Cushman & Wakefield said, “We are expanding our service delivery platform aggressively and hiring key talent in Japan, which is a core market for Cushman & Wakefield. I am pleased to welcome Mitsuhiro who I have known for many years and is a reputable leader in the real estate industry. His extensive track record, deep market knowledge and network of senior-level contacts will assist us in expanding our leasing business, providing the best advisory and brokerage services and advice that will put our clients at the center of what’s next.”

For more information:

Keiji Kato                                                              
Senior Director, Head of Leasing Advisory Group, Japan
+81 3 3596 7865

Media Contact:

Yuko Okayasu                                                              
Head of Marketing & Communications, Japan
+81 3 3596 7045

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