CoreNet Global Member Barry Varcoe in Harvard Business Review

CoreNet Global Member Barry Varcoe in Harvard Business Review


June 7, 2016

Barry VarcoeBarry Varcoe, Ph.D., longtime CoreNet Global member and notably the 2009-2010 Chair, is featured in the latest digital edition of the Harvard Business Review.

Varcoe, Head of Group Services for Zurich Insurance Company Ltd., co-authored the paper “A Simple Way to Test Your Company’s Strategic Alignment” in conjunction with Professor Jonathan Trevor of Oxford University.

He has long been a thought leader in the corporate real estate (CRE) profession. Under Varcoe’s leadership, Royal Bank of Scotland’s CRE organization won the 2005 Global Innovator’s Award from CoreNet Global for its “Embedded Culture of Innovation” initiative.

Varcoe is responsible for all Group Services at Zurich, including Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management, Document Logistics, Procurement, Security and Strategic Sourcing. He holds a Ph.D. in Corporate Real Estate from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Article reference from the Harvard Business Review, May 16, 2016 - https://hbr.org/2016/05/a-simple-way-to-test-your-companys-strategic-alignment