CHICAGO, July 11, 2022 – Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK), a leading global real estate services firm, has named Andrea Lewis its inaugural Senior Vice President, Global Head of Communications & Brand Strategy.
In this role, Lewis will oversee global brand strategy, all corporate internal and external communications across the enterprise, and regional and service line communications.
“Over the last several years, Cushman & Wakefield has accelerated our brand's leading position as we continue to grow and expand to new markets,” said Brad Kreiger, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Cushman & Wakefield. “Andrea’s expertise in advancing communications operations will enable our firm to build on this tremendous work, globally and in our local markets.”
Lewis joins the firm from the University of Chicago where she established and led the college’s first communications operation as Associate Dean of the College and Senior Director of College Communications. Previously, Lewis held communications leadership roles in the corporate and nonprofit sectors, overseeing North America external relations for LaSalle Bank Corporation and parent ABN AMRO Bank N.V., and internal communications for the national office of the Y. She spent the first decade of her career leading reputation management and publicity for Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits
of public relations agencies Ketchum, Golin and Cramer-Krasselt.
“I am delighted to join Cushman & Wakefield,” said Lewis. “In 60 countries today, the firm’s exceptional people and real estate services are enabling clients to optimize investments, navigate workforce trends, lead in environmental, social and governance (ESG), and more. I look forward to furthering the firm’s ability to elevate this important, purpose-driven work.”
Lewis began the role in June 2022. She reports to Kreiger and is based at Cushman & Wakefield’s global headquarters in Chicago.