People moves: Blackstone's Hutchings named Capital & Regional CEO

Capital & Regional, Blackstone, Barings Real Estate Advisers, Redevco, M&G Real Estate, Invesco Real Estate, M7 Real Estate, CBRE, Get Living Group, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Colliers International, Cushman & Wakefield

Capital & Regional – Lawrence Hutchings has been appointed chief executive, starting in June this year. He will replace Hugh Scott-Barrett, who will become non-executive chairman, following the retirement of John Clare. Hutchings joins following four years at Blackstone in Australia and two as managing director. Prior to Blackstone, Lawrence was at Hammerson for four years and has also spent seven years at Henderson Global Investors

Barings Real Estate Advisers – Carlos de Oya has been appointed director for asset management in Spain. He joins from Redevco, where he was most recently an investment manager. He has also worked for Knight Frank and Cushman & Wakefield. Lotta Lehtinen has been appointed associate director for asset management in Finland. Lehtinen was most recently at LocalTapiola Real Estate Management.

M&G Real Estate – Jonathan Hsu has been named head of research in Asia, based in Singapore. Prior to joining M&G, he was associate director at Invesco Real Estate Hong Kong. He has also held positions at CBRE, Barclays, and UBS in Hong Kong.

M7 Real Estate – Stéphane Gatto has been appointed in Luxembourg, where M7 has a new office. He joins from Alter Domus in Luxembourg, where he was a senior manager.

CBRE – Steven Newlands is to head up capital markets in Scotland. He joins from Cushman & Wakefield.

Get Living Group – Rick de Blaby has been appointed executive vice chairman.

BNP Paribas Real Estate – Sandra Zengerling has been appointed deputy managing director of BNP Paribas Real Estate Property Management France. Zengerling was previously managing director of BNP Paribas Real Estate Property Management Germany. She joined the group in 2013.

Colliers International – Antoine Gaillard and Alexandre Fraigneau have been named co-heads of industrial and logistics in France. Gaillard has worked for Club Med, CBRE and Cushman & Wakefield. Fraigneau has worked for L’Oréal, CBRE and Cushman & Wakefield.

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