CBRE has promoted former head of UK HR Paul Hawtin to head of EMEA HR (Human Resources) with effect from January 1, 2019.
Hawtin will succed Simon Woodhams, who will take retirement at the end of the year after 24 years at CBRE.
Hawtin joined CBRE in 2015 as executive director and head of UK HR. In his new role he will maintain the same kind of duties, but in a wider environment. Prior to joining the company, he held HR roles in several corporations including Vodafone and Balfour Beatty.
‘Paul has successfully led our UK HR team for the last three years, making integral changes and achieving real strides in diversity and inclusion across the business,’ commented Martin Samworth, group president & CEO EMEA.