CoreNet Global Announces Leadership Slate at Asia Pacific Global Summit

SINGAPORE, April 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CoreNet Global today introduced its newly-elected global Board of Directors to a record-setting audience of 600 business leaders at the opening session of the group's Asia Pacific Global Summit in Singapore.

The new chair of CoreNet Global is Randall Smith, MCR, Vice President, Global Real Estate & Facilities, Oracle.

Other changes and additions to the board are as follows:

Immediate Past Chair - Jim Scannell, Senior Vice President, Administrative Services at The Travelers Companies Inc.

Treasurer – Steven Quick, CEO, Global Corporate Services, DTZ

Newly-elected Directors to serve a three-year term concluding in the spring of 2017:

Francisco J. Acoba, MCR, SLCR, Director, Strategy & Operations, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Craig Robinson, President of U.S. Operations, Colliers International

Chair, CoreNet Global Component Leadership Council, serving a one-year term:

Marcus Rayner, Managing Principal, Cresa

In addition, the Board appointed the following new Associate Directors with a one-year term:

John Cuppello, CEO, Qube Global Software
Debra Homic Hoge, MCR, Global Director, Real Estate, General Motors

The following Directors will continue to serve on the Board:
Michael Creamer FRICS, Partner: Head of EMEA, Corporate Occupier & Investor Services, Cushman & Wakefield LLP
Kate Langan, Group General Manager Property, ANZ Banking Group
Ken Manke, Vice President Workplace Services, Unilever
Irene Masterton, MCR, General Manager, Retail Real Estate, Shell International Petroleum Company, Ltd.
Denis McGowan, Group Head CRES Business Alignment and Asset Management, Standard Chartered Bank
Sean Prasad, Vice President, Real Estate and Facilities, T-Mobile
Doug Sharp, President Corporate Solutions Americas, JLL
Christopher L. Staal, MCR, Corporate Real Estate Executive
Terry Wood, P.Eng, GRE, Vice President Americas, Hewlett Packard

The following Associate Directors continue to serve on CoreNet Global's Board:
Mike Nuby, Manager, Project Management Division, Economic Development Services, Southern California Edison
Kent Wiegel, MCR.h, Partner, Capstan Advisors

Directors completing their terms are:
Erica Chapman, Esq., MCR, Head of Real Estate (NAFTA/LatAm) & Attorney, OSRAM SYLVANIA
T. Patrick Donnelly AIA, MCR.h, Principal, BHDP Architecture

Chair, CoreNet Global Component Leadership Council, completing their term:
Brian Crockford CRM, MRICS, Business Operations Manager, RE&F, Microsoft Corp

Associate directors completing their terms are:
Gina Rizzo, Global Client Relations, Herman Miller
Jessica Beers, MCR, Executive Director, JLL, Corporate Solutions

About CoreNet Global

CoreNet Global is the world's leading professional association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace executives, service providers and economic developers. CoreNet Global's 8,900 members, who include 70% of the top 100 U.S. companies and nearly half of the Global 2000, meet locally, globally and virtually to develop networks, share knowledge, learn and thrive professionally. For more information, please visit

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NOTE: MCR is the Master of Corporate Real Estate professional designation awarded by CoreNet Global.

CONTACT: David Harrison 410-804-1728Source: CoreNet Global