• New Chief Sales Officer will build on worldwide expansion
Hamburg. Engel & Völkers AG announces the appointment of Christian Evers as Chief Sales Officer to the Management Board with effect from 1 April, thereby reinforcing the company’s position for continuing strong growth in the future. The aim of this new board position is to reinforce and build on the sales-related aspects of the company’s rapid expansion and the global establishment of the Engel & Völkers brand.
Christian Evers studied Business Administration in Kiel, Germany, before going on to complete his studies with a Master of Business Administration in Boston, USA. He worked as a management consultant for around six years, most recently at the international strategy consultancy ‘The Boston Consulting Group’. Over the past three-and-a-half years, Mr. Evers was responsible for Sales and Marketing at the international tourism group ‘Thomas Cook’.
“With the appointment of Christian Evers, Engel & Völkers is gaining a sales expert with experience in managing strategic corporate developments in various industries. The decision to appoint Mr. Evers to the Management Board is a reflection of the paramount importance we place on further growth in this area and the potential that we see in this field for our brand,” said Christian Völkers, CEO of Engel & Völkers AG.
(Source: Engel & Völkers)
1. Christian Evers, Chief Sales Officer of Engel & Völkers AG with effect from April 1 2014.
For further information please contact:
ENGEL & VÖLKERS AG Princess Wittgenstein Head of Global Corporate Communication Stadthausbrücke 5, 20355 Hamburg Germany Phone: +49 40-36 13 11 20 Fax: 040-36 13 11 37 Bettina.Wittgenstein@engelvoelkers.com
About Engel & Völkers:
Engel & Völkers is one of the world’s leading service companies specialised in the sale and leasehold of premium residential property, commercial real estate and yachts. With its licence system, Engel & Völkers is the only Germany-based firm to rank amongst the top 100 franchise companies in the world.* Around 520 residential property shops specialised in high-class real estate and 50 commercial offices brokering office, retail and industrial space, investment properties, multi-purpose apartment and office blocks and property portfolios offer both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of services. Leasing, sales, consultancy and valuations form the core competences of the staff of around 4,700 employees. The Company is currently operating in 38 countries on five continents. Intensive training schemes in its inhouse real estate Academy and the high level of quality assurance governing its systematically structured service provision are key factors that account for the Company’s success. In 2012, Engel & Völkers was named the most valuable property brand in Germany in the category “Property broker” by the European Society for Real Estate Brand Observation (EUGIMB).
* Source: Franchise Direct “Top 100 Global Franchises Ranking 2011”