CHICAGO, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UGL Services, a division of UGL Limited (ASX: UGL), today announced the appointment of Donna Becco Schroeder as a Senior Vice President who will be leading the Occupier Consulting Services Group, based in the UGL Services Chicago office. Ms. Schroeder joins the Company as a senior member of the UGL Services Leadership Team.
The Occupier Consulting Services Group, integrated with our core advisory service – Account Management, Facilities Management, Transaction Management and Project Management – comprise a full platform of real estate services including strategic planning, organizational change management, space management and technology solutions, sustainability services and portfolio optimization/merger/acquisition real estate services.
This service line works extensively with leading occupiers to support the CRE teams with customer relationship management programs, governance systems, as well as real estate operations and service. Creating alignment between business and real estate strategy forms the core of this service line with clients.
Ms. Schroeder, 49, has consulted with clients throughout Europe, the United States, and Canada to develop portfolio strategies, occupancy plans, space management solutions and merger and acquisition and optimization strategies. She has over 25 years of experience in providing best-practice strategic occupancy, optimization strategies analysis, and business- process improvement related to facilities. Over the course of her career, she has delivered innovative solutions and complex project services to numerous multi-national clients including Bank of America, Microsoft, AT&T, Accenture, Goldman Sachs, Capital One, Citibank, IBM, ABN AMRO, BP, Pfizer, Morgan Stanley, HP, GSK, and AON/Hewitt. Ms. Schroeder most recently led the 50-member Advisory Services Suite Team at Nelson Strategies.
At UGL Services, she will be a key integrator and developer of our Occupier Services group and help position UGL Services as a worldwide leader in delivering superior facility and occupancy results. She will leverage a service platform through a sophisticated account management structure to provide consistent, reliable and expanded services.
Donna holds a Bachelor of Design and Architecture Degree from the University of Cincinnati, and is an active member and participant in numerous professional organizations including IIDA, IFMA, and the Chicago chapter of CoreNet and has been published in the Journal of Corporate Real Estate.
David Montross, UGL Services Chief Executive, noted that, "Donna is an accomplished and recognized professional within her field and her appointment to head up the Occupier Consulting Services Group is an important step forward for our company, and a reflection of our commitment to providing clients with a full suite of end-to-end real estate services and consultancy."
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About UGL Services
UGL Services is a division of UGL Limited that provides outsourcing services to property users worldwide. The business has an end-to-end model that includes corporate real-estate advisory, integrated facilities management and project management services. The comprehensive service platform enables UGL Services customers to delegate key facilities and real estate functions to a single entity to realize operational and strategic benefits. For further information about UGL Services in North America, call 888-751-9100 or visit www.ugl-equis.com.
About UGL Limited
UGL Limited (ASX: UGL) is an engineering, maintenance, corporate real estate services and facilities management company operating in the water, power, transport, communications, resources and property sectors. It consists of four divisions – UGL Infrastructure, UGL Rail, UGL Resources and UGL Services. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, UGL Limited operates in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, North America and the Middle East employing approximately 46,000 people. For more information, visit: www.ugllimited.com
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