GLOBAL - LNR Partners, Ernst & Young, Jones Lang LaSalle, CBRE, HSH, C&W

LNR Partners Europe - Hatfield Philips has been appointed chief operating officer and managing director, replacing Mark Miller, who is returning to the US.
Philips will be responsible for overseeing the pan-European operations and will be helping to grow LNR's loan and asset services platform across Europe. He joins from LNR Partners' US special servicing platform. 

Ernst & Young - Mike Straneva, a partner at Ernst & Young in Phoenix, has been promoted as head of the Americas real estate sector. He will focus on further expanding overall assurance, tax and transaction advisory practices in the area. The firm has also appointed Mark Grinis to succeed Straneva as transaction real estate leader. Grinis has been with the company for 26 years, serving in several leadership positions in the US and Japan.

Jones Lang LaSalle - Paul Guest has been appointed as head of research and strategy for the Asia Pacific region. Guest was until recently head of EMEA research and prior to that director of UK research at the firm.

CB Richard Ellis - The firm has named Adam Wilton as senior director to its UK debt advisory arm. He joins from Barclays Corporate, where he was a director of the bank's real estate structured finance business. Prior to this, Wilton held various positions in the real estate investment banking teams of Nomura International and Bear Sterns International.

HSH Nordbank - Oliver Reisinger will join the bank on 1 October as head of sales and markets, a newly created unit combining the activities of capital markets clients and capital markets structuring and trading units. Until recently, Reisinger was head of corporate sales at Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale in Hanover, where he was responsible for global shipping and aviation, real estate, structured finance and the corporate banking business.

Cushman & Wakefield - C&W has hired Andrew Smart as a partner and head of facilities management for the EMEA region. Smart will be based in London and be in charge of the operational performance of the facility management business. He joins from Mace Macro, where he had worked as a director since April 2008.