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Goodman appoints Regional Director Central & Eastern Europe

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Goodman has announced the appointment of Błażej Ciesielczak as Regional Director Central & Eastern Europe. He will continue to be responsible for Poland and will now also cover the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.

Announcing the appointment of Błażej Ciesielczak as Regional Director Central & Eastern Europe, Philippe Van der Beken, Managing Director Continental Europe, said: “Goodman is growing at a rapid pace in Poland. Over the next two months, we will have over 240,000 sqm under construction in Poland and we are keen to build on our successes here, with customers elsewhere in Central & Eastern Europe. We are convinced that Błażej is the right person to realise our growth ambitions in this part of Europe.”

Goodman owns and manages over 375,000 sqm of facilities in various locations in Poland. It also holds strategic land sites in all of Poland’s key logistics centres, where it can provide customers with approximately 1.3 million sqm of additional warehouse space.

 Goodman has a significant pipeline of active enquiry and a land bank that enables it to accommodate the individual requirements of all potential customers.

Commenting on his new role, Błażej Ciesielczak said: “I am honoured to take on the responsibility of a region that is so integral to Goodman’s European operations. I look forward to working with my colleagues in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary to provide the best service for our customers as well as to continue growing our assets under management across central and Eastern Europe. The dynamic development of Goodman in this part of Europe in recent years is a good indicator for the future.”

Błażej Ciesielczak has over 12 years of extensive experience in the property sector. He has been with Goodman for six years joining the Group as Country Manager for Poland.

To watch an interview with Błażej Ciesielczak, Regional Director Central & Eastern Europe, about Goodman’s business activities in Poland, click  here.

For further information please contact:

Goodman Marketing

+32 2 263 4000

Heart Communications

Fekete László
+36 1 302 5354
laszlo.fekete@heartcom.hu

About Goodman

Goodman is an integrated property group that owns, develops and manages logistics space across Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, the Asia-Pacific region, North America and Brazil. The Group invests in business parks, office parks, industrial estates and warehouse and distribution centres.

Goodman also offers a range of listed and unlisted property funds, including its flagship European fund Goodman European Logistics Fund (GELF), giving investors access to a range of specialist services and property assets. Goodman works continually to build value in logistics property and fund management, with innovative new developments, and business and investment offerings.

With total assets under management of €16.7 billion and over 400 properties under management, Goodman is the largest industrial listed property group on the Australian Stock Exchange, and one of the largest listed specialist fund managers globally. Its market insight and dedicated local teams create sound investment opportunities and develop properties and environments that meet each client’s individual requirements.

With more than 1,000 staff and 36 offices in 18 countries, Goodman has the global reach to meet customers’ needs as their businesses expand or evolve. In Europe, Goodman has offices in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and the UK.