The Meyer Bergman team has announced that Arnold L. de Haan, former CEO of Multi Corporation, the largest commercial property developer in Europe, has joined Meyer Bergman as a Principal and Vice-Chairman. Arnold is a talented real estate investor and manager, with a proven track record in creating value in retail and retail-anchored properties. Ton Meijer, Meyer Bergman's Chairman, has known Arnold for 20 years.
Arnold de Haan joined Meyer Bergman in August 2007 as Principal and Vice-Chairman. He has been active in European property development and investing for 30 years and has executed both public and private equity strategies. He has overseen the investment and management of more than €25 billion in real estate transactions across 18 European countries, with a strategic focus on retail and retail-focused properties.
Previously, he was from 2005 to 2007 the CEO for Multi Corporation where he navigated the delisting and sale of 80% of the Company. Prior to this, he worked for Commerz Grundbesitz Group as its Managing Director and as the Managing Director for Commerz Grundbesitz Investmentgesellschaft Mbh (CGI), the management company of the open ended fund Haus Invest Europe, where he was responsible for overseeing all of the fund's acquisition, due diligence, asset management and disposition activities and involved in over €12 billion in acquisition and dispositions. He served from 1989 to 1994 as Managing Director of VWN Management and as an equity partner in European Metropolitan Property Services, a property development and asset management company with activities in Germany, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Previously, he worked with Interned Holding N.V, Wereldhave's real estate investment and management company as Assistant Managing Director.
Arnold de Haan is also currently Chairman of the Board of Homola Arcadis, a German project management company and wholly-owned subsidiary of the Dutch-listed Arcadis Group, as well as a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) and a member of the international advisory committee of EuroHypo, the leading German mortgage bank.
Source: Meyer Bergman