Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE), the global network of independent real estate firms, recently named Chris Dietz as president of global operations.
Chris joined LeadingRE in March 2011 as European director and quickly progressed to executive vice president of global operations in 2016. Before joining LeadingRE, Chris held executive positions at US and European relocation-focused businesses.
In his new role, Chris will be responsible for overseeing LeadingRE’s expanding global business strategy for several of its brands. While being responsible for all regions outside the US, including Canada and Latin America/Caribbean, he will focus on continued growth in the Asia Pacific (APAC) and Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) regions to increase the network’s business opportunities worldwide across all industry segments, including residential and luxury real estate, commercial real estate, international project marketing and corporate relocation.
Paul Boomsma, CEO of LeadingRE, commented in a statement: “Since joining the business over 11 years ago, he has been integral to our global growth, in terms of service offerings and coverage, helping us expand our international footprint to over 70 countries.”
LeadingRE currently represents 550 member companies with 4,700 offices and 136,000 sales associates in more than 70 countries. Network members participated in over 1.2 million global transactions last year.
They recently gained 22 international members for their Luxury Portfolio.