Michael Johnston Joins CBRE as Director, Head of Advisory in Russia
Moscow, 30 June 2017 – CBRE, a global property advisor, announces the appointment of Michael Johnston as a Director, the Head of the company’s Advisory business. Michael will have direct responsibility for Strategic Consulting Business. In addition, he will play an instrumental role in enhancing and extending advisory services to CBRE clients, working together with Research and Valuation teams, as well as CBRE transactional business lines. He will also help the company to develop local service offerings in the hotel sector.
Michael has broad experience in Strategy, Advisory, Asset Management and Investments, as well as hospitality and retail sectors.
Prior to joining CBRE, Michael was Chief Executive Officer of Regional Hotel Chain (RHC), largest investment and development company specializing in midmarket, internationally branded hotels in Russia, where he was responsible for strategic development and general management of the company.
Before RHC, Michael spent several years as both Head of Private Equity and a Director (Global Strategy Group) for KPMG and Deloitte in Russia.
Vladimir Pinaev, CEO, CBRE, Russia comments:
“I am glad Michael has joined our team. His unparalleled knowledge and extensive experience of the strategic and investment advisory market will allow us to cement our leading market positions and become a #1 strategic advisor to our clients”.