Cushman & Wakefield today announced that Bruce Mosler, 51, the company's President &
Chief Executive Officer since January 2005, has been appointed Co-Chairman of the Board at the
firm, alongside John C. Cushman III.
In his new role, Mr. Mosler will focus on the firm's global brokerage business, developing
major accounts and serving key clients. Mr. Mosler will continue to serve on the firm's Board
Cushman & Wakefield's Board of Directors has established a search committee to identify
a new Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. Mosler will serve as President & Chief Executive
Officer until such time as his successor joins the firm. The firm has retained Spencer Stuart
to assist with the process.
"In his new responsibility, Bruce will play a critical role in continuing to enhance
the Cushman & Wakefield global brand. He is in a unique position to leverage the firm's
vast service offering and talent around the world on behalf of clients," stated Mr. Carlo
Sant' Albano, Chief Executive Officer of EXOR, Cushman & Wakefield's majority
"Bruce has played a critical role as Chief Executive Officer. Under his leadership,
Cushman & Wakefield doubled its revenue from 2005 through 2008. He also enhanced the firm's
global platform by diversifying operations both geographically and by service offering. In
addition, Bruce has been instrumental in realigning the company in response to the difficult
market conditions, and EXOR is committed to supporting Cushman & Wakefield for the long
term," Mr. Sant' Albano added.
"This is the right time to make this move. We have accomplished a number of objectives in
the last five years and have weathered the worst of the economic downturn," said Mr.
Mosler. "This change will allow me to continue to provide strategic direction for the
firm, while working directly with clients and having a direct impact on our brokerage business.
Both EXOR and I believe that in this role I can have the greatest impact and pursue my passion,
interfacing with our major clients," he added.
About Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield is the world's preeminent commercial real estate services firm. Founded
in 1917, the firm has 230 offices in 58 countries, and more than 15,000 professionals. Cushman
& Wakefield delivers integrated solutions by actively advising, implementing and managing
on behalf of landlords, tenants and investors throughout every state of the real estate
process. These solutions include helping clients to buy, sell, finance, lease or manage
properties across every asset class. The firm also provides valuation advice, strategic
planning, research, portfolio analysis, site selection and space location assistance, among
other advisory services. To find out more about Cushman & Wakefield, visit
EXOR S.p.A. is one of Europe's leading investment companies and is controlled by the Agnelli
Family. EXOR sums up an entrepreneurial story based on more than a century of investments.
Listed on Borsa Italiana's Italian Stock Exchange, with a NAV (Net Asset Value) of Euros 5.8
billion, it is headquartered in Turin and has a presence in New York and Hong Kong amongst
others. EXOR is the majority shareholder of the Fiat Group and makes medium- to long-term
investments in diversified sectors, mainly in Europe, the United States and in the two major
emerging markets of China and India. To find out more about EXOR, visit www.exor.com.