01 Apr 2020
GERMANY, 1 APRIL 2020
Alexander Heubes will take on the role of Managing Director Europe at Frasers Property Industrial on April 1 2020. In this newly created role, he will be responsible for the future growth and development of Frasers Property Industrial business strategy and organisation in Europe. Heubes will join the Frasers Property Industrial management team, reporting directly to Reini Otter, Chief Executive Officer of Frasers Property Industrial.
Reini Otter, CEO of Frasers Property Industrial, said: "We are very happy to welcome Alexander Heubes on board. He brings many years of multi-national know-how from the real estate and logistics sectors to this new role at Fraser Property Industrial. His deep understanding and rich experience across the full range of industry sectors including transport and logistics, food retail and consumer goods businesses will no doubt be an asset to us. Germany and the Netherlands are core growth markets and we are confident that Heubes will successfully strengthen and expand our European activities."
In his role Heubes will support all European activities for Frasers Property Industrial and continue to focus on customer needs through the active development of new properties and strategic asset management; the focus will also be on contributing to Frasers Property Industrial’s strategy to capitalise on the recent strong growth in Europe.
"With the set-up of our integrated industrial and logistics business unit Frasers Property Industrial last year, we have a strong organisational foundation to achieve our strategic objectives and we are now leveraging our industrial and logistics activities in Australia and Europe. The task now is to implement our customer strategies and growth targets, which will be achieved through our long term focus on creating quality, sustainable assets with stable long term earnings and excellent service quality. Alexander will bring the experience and leadership skills required to build on the excellent team that we currently have in place in Europe,” added Mr Otter.
Prior to joining Frasers Property Industrial, Heubes spent 12 years at Prologis as Senior Vice President, Country Manager Germany. Prior to this he was National Key Account Manager for Bel Deutschland GmbH, where he supported large German retail chains such as Metro Group and REWE. Prior to that, he worked in sales at H.J. Heinz Deutschland GmbH.
Heubes brings with him a combined experience across the entire value chain for logistics and industrial real estate, a strong track record in deal origination, acquisitions, development, leasing and asset management and an extensive network of key representatives of important customer groups and authorities. Heubes holds a degree in business administration from the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences.