Christopher Gigl is the new Investment Director of SEGRO in Germany
SEGRO has appointed Christopher Gigl (33) as the new Investment Director in Germany with immediate effect
Christopher Gigl has been with SEGRO since 2017 and has been responsible for numerous project developments throughout Germany in recent years, most recently as Associate Director Development Logistics. He was previously with the Nagel-Group.
Gigl joins SEGRO's senior management in Germany under Northern Europe head Jim Hartley, which also includes Carsten Lümkemann (Director Technical Development), Philipp Oevermann (Director Logistics), Tim Rosenbohm (Director Light Industrial) and Andre Hintzen (Director of Finance).
"I am very pleased that we can further expand our transaction strength with Christopher Gigl. His example shows how SEGRO promotes talent and their development in an optimal working environment. His successes over the past five years at SEGRO include project developments and lettings in Krefeld, Munich, Leipzig and Berlin,” says Hartley.
“I am very pleased about the trust shown in me through my new position as Director Investment. First of all, I would like to build up our investment team and focus even more on brownfields than before - because this area currently offers the greatest potential for attractive properties," says Gigl. Since October 2021 alone, SEGRO has acquired four such properties in Europe.
SEGRO is a UK Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) listed on the London Stock Exchange and on Euronext Paris. SEGRO is a leading owner, manager and developer of modern logistics and commercial real estate. The company owns or manages 9.6 million square meters of space valued at €24.7 billion and serves clients across a wide range of industries. The company's properties are located in and around major cities and major transport hubs in the UK and seven other European countries.
For over 100 years, SEGRO has been developing areas that make extraordinary things possible. From modern logistics real estate, primarily used as regional, national and international distribution centers, to urban commercial real estate near major population and economic centers, the company offers high-quality real estate that supports the success of SEGRO's clients.
Commitment to caring for society and the environment is an integral part of SEGRO's purpose and strategy. The Responsible Business Framework, Responsible SEGRO, focuses on three long-term priorities that the company believes can make the greatest impact: driving low-carbon growth, investing in local communities and the environment, and promoting of talents.