CBRE GI appoints new head of retail EMEA

CBRE Global Investors has appointed Eric Decouvelaere as head of retail EMEA. He joins from McArthurGlen where he served as chief operating officer. At CBRE Global Investors Decouvelaere will be responsible for the €15.2bn retail platform in EMEA. Sophie van Oosterom, chief executive and chief investment officer at CBRE Global Investors, said: “Eric’s appointment further reinforces our expertise as pan-European retail operator. Eric brings with him a wealth of experience and intimate understanding of the retail sector and how this sector has evolved over the past cycles. He has a proven track record of successfully implementing strategies that respond to