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BGIS announces President and Managing Director appointment

31 July 2019

BGIS has appointed Dana Nelson as President and Managing Director of its APAC business.

For Immediate Release

Sydney – 31 July, 2019: BGIS, a leading global real estate and integrated facilities management service provider, has appointed Dana Nelson as President and Managing Director of its APAC business, following the departure of Jon McCormick.

Dana joins BGIS after holding a number of senior executive roles in the services industry and has led complex IFM organisations for over 20 years. Most notably, she was Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Spotless Group, an ASX top 200 company with a $3 billion turnover and work force of 36,000.

Gord Hicks, Global CEO of BGIS comments, “We have built a solid platform for growth at BGIS, and I know that Dana’s proven customer service focus and relentless pursuit of innovation will continue to deliver tremendous client value, and ensure BGIS is a great place for our team members to work.”

“For me it is all about creating strong engagement amongst our team and using that as the foundation for delivering superior, innovative services to our clients,” said Dana Nelson, “I’m passionate about the work I do and the teams that I lead.

Dana holds a Master of Leadership and Innovation from Melbourne Business School and is an RMIT University Advisory Board member for the MBA program.

Dana’s appointment goes into effect 5 August, 2019.

About BGIS

BGIS is a global leader in the provision of facility management, project delivery, energy & sustainability, asset management, workplace advisory, and real estate services. With a combined team of over 7,000 globally, BGIS focuses on delivering innovative service solutions that create value for its clients. Globally, BGIS manages over 30,000 facilities totalling more than 31.5 million square metres across several markets including Defence, Government, Higher Education, Utilities, Telecommunications, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Healthcare and Cloud Enterprise. In addition to managing a diverse portfolio of corporate offices, retail, universities, hospitals and industrial assets, BGIS is a world leader in the management of data centres and other critical environments.