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Colliers appoints new Chief Operating Officer| Asia Pacific

Sam Harvey-Jones appointed as Chief Operating Officer | Asia Pacific

Leading diversified professional services and investment management firm Colliers (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) has today announced the appointment of Sam Harvey-Jones, Chief Operating Officer| Asia Pacific, effective 1st January 2022. 


Colliers appoints Sam Harvey-Jones, Chief Operating Officer as part of the Asia Pacific Executive team reporting to John Kenny, Chief Executive Officer for Asia Pacific.


With over 21 years of extensive global real estate and business experience, Sam has a proven track record of delivering results. He has extensive experience working with multinational organisations across a variety of industries including Novartis, Cognizant, Pfizer, Ipsos and Citi. 


Since joining Colliers as Managing Director, Occupier Services, Sam has played a crucial role in spearheading the strategic direction and growth of Colliers Occupier Services to be one of Colliers most successful businesses across Asia Pacific. 


“The knowledge and experience that Sam brings to this strategic role will continue to accelerate our growth, attract market leading experts and expand our client relationships. With his extensive background working with multinational organisations, deep global real estate and business experience he will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to this key strategic role. Sam is a great example of someone accelerating their career at Colliers.” John Kenny, Asia Pacific CEO


“It is an exciting time to become Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific. With Colliers proven track record, enterprising culture and working across such a dynamic and fast growing region, I look forward to continuing to accelerate Colliers growth.”  Sam Harvey-Jones


Sam will be responsible for executing Colliers ’25 Enterprise Blueprint, working collaboratively with our market leaders across Asia Pacific, capitalising on the growth opportunities in the region.

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John Kenny

Chief Executive Officer | Asia Pacific


As the Chief Executive Officer for Colliers in Asia Pacific, John leads our enterprising culture to ensure we embrace a growth mindset and always do what’s right for our clients, our people and our community across the region.  By promoting our values, he ensures our experts maximise potential through collaboration and investing in relationships to ensure they are well positioned to lead our industry into the future.  The loyalty demonstrated by our team and our clients have enabled Colliers’ record growth in both the Australia & New Zealand and Asia Pacific regions over the last decade and John is enthusiastic about our future growth potential. 

Since joining Colliers in 1991, John has held various transactional, operational and innovation roles before taking the helm as CEO in 2006.  In February 2020, he was appointed CEO, Asia Pacific.  John is also part of the Global Executive team of Colliers  and finds it a privilege to work with a select group of highly motivated experts who have driven our enterprising spirit globally. 

Culture has played a strong part of our growth and it’s been humbling to be awarded Aon / Kincentric Best Employer for four consecutive years in Australia and for 2019 in the Philippines, while also being recognised as a LinkedIn Top Company in Australia in 2019.  These accolades reflect how Colliers attracts and develops industry leaders, empowering them to think and act differently to drive exceptional results. 

John is committed to ensuring Colliers diversifies its service offering to meet the specialised requirements of our clients and lead our industry into the future.  To meet that need, John has enjoyed working with a team of specialists to secure several strategic acquisitions that support our growth.  By developing new areas of expertise, our market-leading experts can deliver enterprising solutions to maximise the potential of property and accelerate the success of our clients and our people.

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