Photo Release -- DTZ Appoints Steven Quick as Global Chief Executive, Global Corporate Services

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CHICAGO, Nov. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DTZ, a leading global property services firm, has announced the appointment of Steven Quick as Chief Executive, Global Corporate Services (GCS), effective immediately. Quick will be based at DTZ's new global headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.

Steven Quick, Chief Executive, Global Corporate Services (GCS), DTZ

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Quick will oversee the company's global platform serving occupier clients including major corporations, institutions and governmental agencies. Global Corporate Services at DTZ manages and coordinates core service lines such as portfolio planning, transactions, project management and facility management for many of the world's leading global corporations. The specialist members of DTZ's Global Corporate Services teams integrate a comprehensive array of DTZ resources and expertise to address each client's needs, goals, opportunities and challenges worldwide. Organized as a global function, GCS works across international boundaries to deliver high impact business results for clients of the firm.

"We are excited to welcome Steve, a trusted, long-time associate and an accomplished leader, to DTZ's top executive team," said Tod Lickerman, DTZ Global Chief Executive Officer. "Our global presence is a unique strength of our firm and GCS is the cornerstone of our business for occupiers. Steve will develop and lead our capabilities with a focus on serving and anticipating our corporate clients' needs. Steve is an industry leader and uniquely qualified to lead this part of DTZ which delivers expert global management and coordinated local execution that provide our clients with the exacting solutions to meet their ever-changing business requirements," Mr. Lickerman added.

In joining the firm, Quick stated, "The DTZ people, brand, global reach and commitment to providing innovative customer solutions is truly distinguished. I look forward to serving the DTZ employees and customers in this leadership role."

A thought leader and a very highly respected executive in the commercial real estate industry, Quick joins DTZ from CBRE, where he was Executive Managing Director of Global Corporate Services. Prior to that, he held executive leadership positions at Johnson Controls Global Workplace Solutions, including Vice President and General Manager of EMEA GWS operations at that company. Steve also has experience as senior VP at EMCOR Facility Services; and as a corporate director at Waste Management, Inc. Mr. Quick began his professional career with Deloitte.

A licensed CPA, Quick earned his MBA in Finance and Management from the University of South Florida, and his BS in Accounting and Business at Illinois State University. Quick serves on the CoreNet Global Board of Directors, and is the CoreNet Global Treasurer. He is a longstanding member of the AICPA.

About DTZ

DTZ is a global leader in property services. We provide occupiers and investors around the world with industry leading, end-to-end property solutions comprised of leasing agency and brokerage, integrated property and facilities management, capital markets, investment and asset management, valuation, building consultancy and project management. In addition, our award winning research and consulting services provide our clients with global and local market knowledge, forecasting and trend analysis to make the best long-term decisions for their continuous success far into the future. DTZ has 47,000 employees including sub-contractors, operating across 208 offices in 52 countries. For further information, visit:

About UGL Limited ABN 85 009 180 287

UGL Limited (ASX:UGL) is a global leader in outsourced engineering, property services and asset management and maintenance delivering essential services that sustain and enhance the environment in which we live. UGL comprises three business units including Engineering, Operations & Maintenance and Property providing services across the power, water, rail, resources, transport, communications, defence and property sectors. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, UGL operates worldwide across 52 countries employing over 56,000 people.

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CONTACT: Steve Quick Chief Executive, Global Corporate Services DTZ +1 312 502 3830 Tod Lickerman Chief Executive Officer DTZ +1 312 424 8134 Media please contact: Richard Lindberg, +1 312 424 8172

Source: DTZ, a UGL company