Monika Rajska-Wolińska. Credit: Colliers
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Monika Rajska-Wolińska promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Colliers across Central and Eastern Europe

Leading diversified professional services and investment management company Colliers announced that Monika Rajska-Wolińska has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Colliers in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), now including Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia, effective from 01 August 2021.

Rajska-Wolińska is promoted to CEO of Colliers in the enlarged CEE region from her current role as Managing Partner of Colliers’ business in Poland. She is a proven leader and industry expert with more than 20 years of experience at Colliers, including 10 years as Managing Partner of Poland, and serves on the EMEA Board of executives. She steps into her new role to continue the growth of the CEE region, currently employing 540 staff and managing over 25 million sq. ft. of real estate, and enhance Colliers’ service across asset classes for investors, owners, and occupiers. She reports to Chris McLernon, Chief Executive Officer, EMEA.

Colliers’ current leader of the CEE region (excluding Poland) Luke Dawson, Managing Director & Head of Capital Markets in CEE, is also promoted to Managing Director, EMEA Cross-Border Capital Markets, as the business makes a major investment into its regional cross-border Capital Markets team in EMEA. Dawson will be based in London as of 01 August 2021 to lead this strategic initiative.

“Monika is an exceptional leader, both amongst our people in Colliers and across the industry in CEE’s dynamic and growing markets. We are proud to promote her to CEO of Colliers in CEE, as the unrivalled choice to lead us from strength to strength, and to maximise the potential of real estate in the region for domestic and cross-border clients,” said Chris McLernon, CEO, Colliers EMEA. He continued, “In addition to further growing our market-leading position through her wealth of expertise, Monika’s skills as a mentor and a champion of inclusion, diversity and sustainability will also accelerate our impact in ESG for our Colliers enterprise and for our clients.” 

“This is an exciting step and a privilege to take up the role of CEO for Colliers in CEE, leading our business, people, and clients into the future and our next phase of growth. Our enterprising solutions exceed client expectations, and I look forward to strengthening the collaboration with all our leaders and experts to accelerate the success of our occupier, owner and investor clients,” said Monika Rajska-Wolińska, CEO of Colliers in CEE.

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