ING Real Estate Investment Management (ING REIM) has announced the appointment of Max de Groot as Acquisition Director for Central and Eastern Europe, effective 1 January 2007.
Max joined ING Real Estate in 2000 as Acquisition Manager for ING Dutch Retail Fund. He joined the ING Real Estate Investment Management Central Europe office in Prague in 2004, assuming the position of Acquisition Manager. Since then Max has sourced property acquisitions totalling around EUR 1 billion for ING Property Fund Central Europe and the recently established ING Property Fund Central and Eastern Europe.
His new role encompasses heading up a team of acquisition managers responsible for making acquisitions in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Austria.
Max will be based in Prague and will continue to report to William Rowson, Head of Continental European Acquisitions at ING Real Estate in The Hague.
Source: ING Real Estate