NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Faithful+Gould is pleased to announce MaryJo Cestone has joined the firm as manager of its Workplace Solutions team. MaryJo will lead a team of workplace strategists and asset management consultants who help clients assess their real estate needs and develop plans for more efficient, collaborative workplaces. She will develop workplace strategies and solutions to enable business transformation by aligning real estate assets to strategic business goals.
MaryJo has over 20 years of experience in facilities planning and design, with a focus on workplace strategies and the office environment. Previously, she was director of workplace experience for Johnson & Johnson (J&J). She provided leadership and strategic direction for the definition and development of the J&J workplace strategy for office and laboratory environments, focusing on harmonization, innovation and transformation.
"MaryJo's background in corporate interior design and facility planning, along with her experience working in the pharmaceuticals sector, makes her a natural fit for our workplace solutions offering," said Saeid Garebaglow, RA, MCR, vice president of Corporate Real Estate (CRE) at Faithful+Gould. "She will bring a valuable owner's perspective to the service line and our CRE practice. We look forward to working with her to expand our presence throughout the greater Philadelphia region."
Her background also includes ownership of a private interior design firm and experience as manager of facilities planning and design at Pfizer, Pharmacia and Honeywell International. She is an executive committee member of CoreNet Global's New Jersey Chapter and former chapter chair/president of the organization's Corporate Real Estate Network.
The Faithful+Gould Workplace Solutions team helps organizations align workplace assets with the client's goals. The firm has helped clients in the pharmaceuticals and corporate real estate sectors plan and transition to new work environments for more than 10 years.
Faithful+Gould (www.fgould.com) is a world-leading integrated project and program management consultancy. Operating at the forefront of the industry for more than 65 years, Faithful+Gould has approximately 600 employees delivering project and program management consultancy worldwide. With its headquarters located in New York, New York, Faithful+Gould has 60 offices worldwide. Faithful+Gould is a part of Atkins (www.atkinsglobal.com), one of the world's leading design, engineering and project management consultancies.