European last mile logistics real estate company Mileway has announced the appointment of three new country heads in France, Germany and the Nordics as it sets out to further expand its presence in those markets and across Europe.
Fabien Fridrici joins Mileway as France country head, having most recently served as regional director France at Segro for 10 years. Fridrici has over 17 years’ experience in the industry and has worked in a number of dynamic real estate markets, including Chicago, Hong Kong and Paris. From 2003, he spent seven years at JLL, including as head of Industrial Assets.
Georg Starck joins as Germany country head, having most recently served as Chief Investment Officer at Verdion, a UK/ German real estate investor, developer and asset manager. He has over 13 years of experience managing and developing industrial and logistics real estate across Europe, having previously worked at Schroder Property Investment Management, ING Real Estate Investment Management and Alpha Industrial, among others.
Tomas Beck will lead Mileway’s business across Denmark, Finland and Sweden as head of Nordics. He brings 20 years of broad international real estate experience, having worked both as an advisor and on the principal side. Before joining Mileway, he headed up the Nordic business at the ASX-listed investment manager Cromwell Property Group. Prior to that he was responsible for the real estate portfolio at First Swedish National Pension Fund, AP1, and he has also held leading roles with Norwegian insurance group Storebrand and GE Real Estate. He began his career with DTZ.
Launched in September 2019, Mileway owns and operates 1,300 last mile assets comprising more than 10.7 million m2 of space across 10 major European economies, including France, Germany and the Nordics.
Commenting on the appointment of the three new country heads, Emmanuel Van der Stichele, Chief Executive Officer at Mileway, said: 'Building a best-in-class team is essential to our strategy of establishing an institutional quality last mile logistics real estate business. I am delighted we have attracted three distinguished real estate leaders to head these key markets. Fabien, Georg and Tomas all have extensive and varied experience in logistics real estate and will bring deep, market-specific knowledge to Mileway as we continue to expand our business across Europe. We see demand from occupiers for last mile logistics real estate continue to grow as they seek to get closer to their customers and enable faster and more efficient delivery.'