CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) today announced the recent appointment of Jodie W. McLean as an independent member. McLean is the Chief Executive Officer of EDENS, one of the leading private owners, operators and developers of retail real estate in the United States.
“Jodie is a highly accomplished executive and business leader and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Board,” said Brett White, Executive Chairman & CEO of Cushman & Wakefield.
With a more than 25-year tenure at EDENS, McLean has established herself as a key player in the company’s growth and expansion to its current marketplace leadership. She is responsible for EDENS’ strategy to focus on development in urban centers, creating a portfolio of assets that are the cornerstone of community life. She was named Chief Investment Officer in 1997, President in 2002 and CEO in 2015. She is responsible for the development, redevelopment, acquisition and disposition of more than $12 billion in retail assets.
A native of Chicago, McLean serves as Trustee and Executive Board Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Trustee of Urban Land Institute (ULI). She serves on boards for Extended Stay America (Nasdaq: STAY) and Wofford College, as well as for several other institutions and not-for-profits.
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Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value by putting ideas into action for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with 48,000 employees in approximately 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2017, the firm had revenue of $6.9 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.
Source: Cushman & Wakefield