Cushman & Wakefield hires Derrick Bock as Head of Workplace Strategy

Derrick Bock

Cushman & Wakefield has recruited Derrick Bock as Head of Workplace Strategy in Germany in the firm’s Global Occupier Services EMEA team.

With over 20 years’ experience in corporate workplace design, Derrick will focus on workplace strategy for clients in Europe, assisting multinational corporations to devise and implement engaging, effective and efficient workplaces.

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Derrick was Head of Workplace Design at eBay, where he successfully led the development and implementation of the company’s Global Workplace Programme to 28 sites in the EMEA region, as well as locations in the US and Australia.

Dr. Michael Thiele, Head of Global Occupier Services, Germany, said: “Derrick’s appointment marks further expansion of our Global Occupier Services team in Germany, reacting to the increasing demands of many corporate clients for our strategy consulting services.”

Neil McLocklin, Strategic Consulting, EMEA, added: “Many of our clients in Germany and across Europe are trying to learn from the success of organisations like eBay and PayPal, so Derrick’s insight will be invaluable.”

Commenting on his appointment, Derrick Bock said: “I’m very pleased to be joining Cushman & Wakefield at such an exciting stage in its development and look forward to leading the team in Germany as we expand our consultancy services.”

Cushman & Wakefield’s GOS EMEA team works with more than 200 clients in 43 countries, providing services including: strategic consulting; integrated facilities management; project & development services; portfolio administration and transaction management.