Colliers International hires C&W France head Antoine Derville

Antoine Derville.

Cushman & Wakefield’s head of France, Antoine Derville, has joined Colliers International as CEO of France and Belgium.

Derville, who was also a member of the C&W EMEA executive committee , has more than 30 years’ experience and has previously filled senior roles at CBRE, BNP Paribas and Ernst & Young.

Derville replaces current CEO Gilles Betthaeuser who remains a shareholder of Colliers in France and will become chairman and will focus on client service and business development.

Colliers EMEA CEO Chris McLernon said that Derville is: “an exceptional leader in the commercial real estate industry. His experience in advising national and international investors, both private and institutional, coupled with major end-users, developers and operators, will be of enormous importance for our business in our next stage of growth.”