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2017年7月12日
HASSELL宣布新任执行董事及董事会董事

国际设计公司HASSELL宣布,在Rob Backhouse成功地担任了九年执行董事后,新一任的执行董事将由Steve Coster接任。

“这是无与伦比的九年 – 当然有些时候非常具有挑战 – 九年来,公司甚至是整个行业都经历了许多变化。”Rob说道。

“从我的角度看来,这是一段让我沉浸其中满足感极强的旅程,我们和客户一起打造了诸多优秀的作品。”

“我们逐步在全球各地建立了事务所,通常与客户在不同行业的诸多项目上都会有合作,我们也越来越多地受邀参与激动人心的国际著名项目。近年来,我们切实地拓宽及加深了专业能力,从而能够为我们的客户提供世界一流水准的设计及实实在在的价值。”他说道。

Rob将担任HASSELL董事会主席一职。

“我非常期待与接任执行董事的Steve、CEO – Gerard Corcoran、董事会及HASSELL更广泛的领导团队继续紧密协作。”Rob说。SSteve于六年前加入HASSELL,之前他供职于国际办公策略咨询公司DEGW,任澳大利亚方面的执行董事。

Steve特别关注设计能够为企业及组织带来的附加值。Steve在HASSELL与不同领域行业的客户在项目上进行合作,包括商业租户、开发商、政府及大学等。

被任命为执行董事后,Steve这样表示:

“在过去的九年里,Rob作为执行董事显示出了非凡的领导力,并且他会继续在领导团队中扮演重要的角色 – 董事会主席,同时作为HASSELL的设计负责人继续领导设计团队。”

“Rob切实提高了所有事务所的愿景,同时将我们设计工作的质量带领到了新的高度。”

“我们将持续致力于设计深受人们喜爱的场所,与全世界各地能够激发我们灵感的客户一同打造了屡获殊荣的设计作品,对此我们倍感自豪。”

“HASSELL将继续发掘传统建筑及设计之外的领域,通过开发新的具有创意方式传递价值。”

“在过去的一年中,我们在专业技能方面的投资加强并拓展了HASSELL以研究为已寄出的设计过程,这也是我们核心目标中的一部分 – 通过设计为我们的客户及最终用户释放社会、经济以及文化价值。”

“核心目标的达成包括我们与位于伦敦的体验总体规划师FreeState合并,同时增加我们在研发及创新设计科技方面的投资。我相信我们在未来的几年内都会以此为核心,因为我们的定位是在更复杂、更具挑战也更激动人心的全球项目上更具有价值。”

“Rob在领导HASSELL进行持续的变革及发展方面成功地打下了坚实基础,我非常期待在此基础之上,HASSELL能够继续力求成为世界上最优秀的协作型设计公司之一。”他说道。

HASSELL董事会同时任命了两名新董事 –Brenden Kelly和Ingrid Bakker。他们将与Caroline Diesner, Peter Lee, Mark Loughnan, Rob Backhouse和Steve Coster一同开始新的任期。

前财务总监Ian Humble已于六月底正式退休。Cameron Ward已被任命为新一任的首席财务执行官。

以上所有任命已于2017年7月1日生效。

图片:HASSELL执行董事Steve Coster
摄影:Peter Bennetts

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