CoreNet Global Announces New Board Officers
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CoreNet Global Announces New Board Officers

David Harrison
CoreNet Global
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Press Release
March 31, 2017

David Kamen Named Chair-Elect

ATLANTA, GA – The Board of Directors of CoreNet Global, the leading global association for the corporate real estate profession, announced today that it has named new officers beginning April 1, 2017:

  • David Kamen, MCR.h, Americas Real Estate Services Leader, Business Enablement, EY, has been named Chair Elect
  • Michelle Myer, MCR.w, SLCR, V.P. Americas Real Estate, Oracle Corporation, has been named Treasurer
  • Barbara Donaldson, MCR, VP Global Real Estate & Facilities, Synopsys, continues to serve as Governance Committee Chair
  • Kate Langan, Group General Manager Property, ANZ Banking Group, will continue to serve as Chair

New board members elected to serve a one-year term beginning April 1, 2017 include:

  • Neil Austin, Vice President, Real Estate Portfolio Management & Transaction Services, Omnicom Group Inc.
  • Vik Bangia, MCR, Managing Principal, Verum Consulting LLC
  • Dr. Caroline Burns, Managing Director, Workplace Revolution, CLC Representative
  • Matt Werner, MCR, President, Enterprise Facilities Management, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions

New board members elected to serve a three-year term beginning April 1, 2017 include: 

  • Michael Casolo, MCR, President, Client Solutions, GOS, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Erwin Chong, Head, Corporate Real Estate Strategy and Administration, DBS Bank Ltd.
  • Michelle Myer, MCR.w, SLCR, V.P. Americas Real Estate, Oracle Corporation
  • Kay Sargent, MCR.w, Senior Principal – Director of WorkPlace, HOK

Board members continuing to serve:

  • Monique Arkesteijn, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology
  • Shelley Frost, MCR, International Director, Head of Consulting, JLL
  • Shane Guan, MCR, Regional Group Account Director, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions, at Cisco
  • Bill Roberts, VP Real Estate Strategy and Transformation, Global Real Estate, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Craig Youst, MCR, Executive Managing Director, Colliers International

The following Board members' terms expired March 31, 2017:

  • Francisco J. Acoba, MCR, SLCR, Director, Strategy & Operations, Deloitte Consulting, LLP
  • John Cuppello, CEO, Qube Global Software
  • Pierce DeGross, MCR, Vice President Global Workplace Services
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Craig Robinson, Venture Partner, Traverse Venture Partners
  • Randy Smith, MCR, Immediate Past-Chair, Vice President, Global Real Estate & Facilities, Oracle Corporation

About CoreNet Global
CoreNet Global is the world's leading professional association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace executives, service providers and economic developers. CoreNet Global's 10,000 members, who include 70% of the top 100 U.S. companies and nearly half of the Global 2000, meet locally, globally and virtually to develop networks, share knowledge, learn and thrive professionally. For more information, please visit