HB Reavis announces new Country Leasing Director
HB Reavis has promoted Karol Wyka to its new Polish Country Leasing Director. Taking on his new role in April 2017, he will be located in the Warsaw branch and oversee the commercialisation of all HB Reavis’ Polish developments. In addition, he will lead a leasing team of 11 and manage the relations with existing and prospective clients.
Karol Wyka has worked for HB Reavis since 2013. Previously, his responsibilities have included the implementation of leasing strategies for individual buildings as well as managing negotiations with clients. He has successfully negotiated deals with many renowned companies that are now HB Reavis customers or soon to be, including Diebold Nixdorf (over 9,700 sq m) and KMD (6,200 sq m).
In his new role, Karol Wyka will coordinate the team responsible for leasing office and retail space in all HB Reavis’ buildings in Poland, including Varso Place, Gdanski Business Center, West Station, Postepu 14 and the project planned at Burakowska street.
“Karol’s experience working with key clients and his ability to build enduring relationships are invaluable skills to us and we believe he will contribute to the further growth of HB Reavis in Poland. We are very pleased that he has taken up the role and confident that Karol’s leadership will help us to deliver top modern and thriving working environments for our client,” said Stanislav Frnka, Country CEO for Poland at HB Reavis.
“I am incredibly proud to be part of a forward thinking and innovative organisation such as HB Reavis and also very thankful for being given the opportunity to be involved in some of the most significant office transactions in the market in the last few years. The experience I have gained will certainly help me in my new role, leading a team of amazing professionals and strengthening HB Reavis’ position as a leader of the Polish commercial real estate market” said Karol Wyka, Country Leasing Director at HB Reavis Poland.
Karol Wyka has seven years of experience in office leasing. Before joining HB Reavis, he worked as Senior Property Broker at the consulting firm Nuvalu Polska. He is a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics and the University of Otago, New Zealand.
Grzegorz Strutyński remains the Board Member and Commercial Director at HB Reavis Poland, supervising the leasing, marketing, PR and space planning teams as well as the company’s operations regarding workspace solutions and new co-working projects.