Both join as Executive Directors to further strengthen the company's continued expansion with their wealth of experience in investment and asset management.
Neil Varnham has previously held senior roles at Henderson Global Investors and Pradera. In particular, he has a long history of successfully launching and managing pan-European funds. He has also been responsible for developing and managing large scale assets such as the Bull Ring site in Birmingham and portfolios such as a £1.5bn European outlet mall portfolio, as well as a broad variety of office projects.
Richard Gore has over thirty years of retail experience in the industry, with previous employers including Pradera, Block Holdings and Capital & Regional. He has been responsible for numerous retail developments throughout his career, including the development of the award winning 500,000 sq ft Glasgow Fort Shopping Park in the UK. Richard’s in-depth retail knowledge will add to Savills IM’s existing expertise in the sector with several existing retail focused funds and over €6bn of retail assets under management.
Justin O'Connor, Chief Executive Officer, at Savills IM, commented:
“Neil and Richard are highly accomplished property professionals and acknowledged experts in the real estate industry. They are excellent additions to our asset management and retail capabilities and will contribute to our continued international growth.”
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