People Moves: ULI Europe appoints Lars Huber CEO of Hines Europe as its new Chairman
Press Release - Hines Europe, the global real estate company, has announced that Lars Huber, the CEO of Hines Europe, has been appointed as ULI Europe Chairman. Huber, who succeeds Marnix Galle, Executive Chair of the Board of developer Immobel, will serve on a voluntary basis for a two-year term starting on 1 July 2022. He will also join the ULI Global Board of Directors.
Huber brings extensive leadership experience working with the Institute to his new role. He has served on the ULI Europe Executive Committee for the last two years and is also a ULI Global Governing Trustee.
Under his leadership at Hines, working in close partnership with ULI, he was instrumental in establishing the highly successful, annual ULI Hines Student Competition - Europe, which is now in its third year. Additionally, Hines, alongside other global real estate players, contributes to ULI Europe's flagship initiative to help the real estate industry decarbonize the built environment.
"We are thrilled that Lars will be joining us as the Chair of ULI Europe," said ULI Global Chair, Peter Ballon, Global Head of Real Estate, CPP Investment Board. "Lars has an impressive track record in his passion for - and commitment to - the Institute, including through the support of Hines. He is dedicated to tackling many major industry challenges, which perfectly reflects the mission priorities of ULI globally and which are driving many key initiatives in Europe."
He adds: "We are confident that ULI in Europe will continue to flourish under his direction, building upon the great work achieved through the expert leadership of Marnix over the last two challenging years. This includes his advancement of our mission in Europe, the continued membership growth, the value delivered to members, and most recently his energy and diligence when hosting the Europe Conference in Brussels. We send our thanks to Marnix for his invaluable contribution."