BOSTON, March 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DTZ, a UGL company, announced today that Todd Richardson has been appointed Senior Vice President of Business Development for DTZ's Americas Facilities Management business unit, which represents USD$1 Billion in annual gross revenue throughout the United States and Canada. He will report to George Keches, DTZ's Global President of Facilities Management.
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Mr. Richardson most recently served as Senior Vice President of Integrated Facility Management Sales for ABM Industries where he led a North America sales team which consistently produced strong organic growth for the last decade. During his tenure at ABM, he helped secure contracts with some of the leading commercial, industrial, financial institutions as well as governments in North America including JP Morgan Chase, BMW, Gannett, the State of California and many others.
Over his 20-year property services career, Mr. Richardson has demonstrated a strong ability to provide innovative and cost effective facility solutions for property owners and occupiers who look to lower operating costs, increase property value and improve sustainability of their real estate. Prior to joining ABM, Mr. Richardson also held senior facilities management and real estate service roles at Jones Lang LaSalle and CBRE. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California where he received a B.S. in Business/Finance.
"Todd will be tasked with significantly expanding our Americas facilities business and driving transformational and complex facility solutions to our largest clients who demand innovation, technology and global subject matter expertise," commented George Keches, President, Global Facilities Management for DTZ.
In his new role, Mr. Richardson will also work closely with DTZ's Global Corporate Services and brokerage teams in the Americas to provide full-service facility management, transaction, project management and strategic solutions for both private sector and government clients who require an "End to End" delivery model.
A DTZ, a UGL company, 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.
About UGL Limited
UGL is a global diversified services company delivering critical infrastructure and essential services that sustain and enhance the environment in which we live. UGL comprises four business units including Engineering, Operations & Maintenance, Property and Project Management providing whole of life cycle solutions to clients across the power, water, rail, resources, property, transport, communications, social infrastructure, industrial and defence sectors. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, UGL operates worldwide across 52 countries employing over 56,000 people.
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CONTACT: Todd Richardson Senior Vice President DTZ, a UGL company + 1 617 559 4144 Todd.Richardson@dtz.com George Keches President, Global Facilities Management DTZ, a UGL company + 1 617 559 4132 George.Keches@dtz.com Media please contact: Richard Lindberg +312 424 8172 www.dtz.comSource: DTZ, a UGL company