AMB Property Corporation has appointed European distribution industry and real estate specialist Alfred Vos as Senior Vice President, Director of Project Development for Europe, responsible for directing AMB's development growth in Europe.
Vos, 35, has 10 years of pan-European development and operations experience and most recently served as executive vice president and general manager of Europe for The Facility Group, a U.S.-based planning, engineering and construction management services company focused on the distribution and logistics sectors. Previously, Vos was legal and finance director for large real estate projects at Arenthals Grant Thornton and The Facility Group in the Netherlands and the U.S.
Over the last 6 years, Vos has led development projects totaling approximately 550 million of distribution and manufacturing facilities in multiple European locations including the Netherlands, France, Germany and Spain for global customers Procter & Gamble, Penske, Coca-Cola, General Electric and Foot Locker.
AMB Property Corporation is a San Francisco-based developer and owner of industrial real estate with more than 10 million m² of distribution facilities owned, managed or under development in North America, Europe and Asia. The company's global development pipeline currently includes more than 828,000 m² of distribution facilities. The company's European portfolio includes facilities in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Madrid and Paris developed for leading customers such as La Poste, Intel and Worldwide Flight Services.
"AMB's global and European customers require state-of-the-art facilities located at major transportation hubs to help speed their goods through the global supply chain," said Mo Barzegar, AMB's Chief Investment Officer for Europe. "Alfred's proven track record in logistics consulting and development across Europe will help our customers meet the competitive demands of logistics, freight forwarding and distribution."
Vos holds an MBA in accounting and tax law. He is fluent in Dutch, English and German.