Change at the top in Glasgow

Dorward to take over from Thomson at DTZ

Stuart DorwardDTZ, the property agency, has announced that Stuart Dorward will become business manager for Scotland, effective immediately.

He will assume overall responsibility for DTZ’s offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh, which service DTZ’s Scottish regional business and its global clients active in the region.

He takes over the role from James Thomson, who will continue to lead DTZ’s Edinburgh office and focus on agency, development and consultancy work in the east of Scotland office market.

Mr Dorward said: “As the economy continues to recover, and with backing from the TPG consortium, we are in an exciting phase of development for our business, both locally and globally.  My role will be to capitalise on these opportunities and optimise our services to clients.”

James Thomson, who has been in the role for nine years, said: “It is with great confidence that I pass the baton to Stuart, who will continue the work of growing DTZ’s business in Scotland.

“I will take the opportunity to refocus on our Edinburgh business and the burgeoning opportunities in the office market.  This is an exciting time for DTZ’s business in Scotland, and I will work hard to support Stuart in capitalising on these opportunities.”

Colin Wilson, DTZ Head of UK and Ireland, added: “Scotland is a key element of DTZ’s growth plans in the UK, building on our core strengths to increase service lines and capacity.  Our Scottish leadership remains firmly committed on delivering a market leading business, supported by our strengthening global successes.”

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