Los Angeles - May 10, 2016 - CBRE Group, Inc., today announced that Joe Dunlap, a 27-year supply chain veteran, has joined the company as Managing Director of Supply Chain Services to advise clients on designing and transforming their increasingly complex supply chains. Mr. Dunlap will serve as part of the leadership team for the company's Industrial & Logistics business in the Americas.
Mr. Dunlap joins CBRE as supply-chain-dependent companies are going through significant disruption due to changing consumer behavior; extreme focus on balancing cost and service; and the drive to ensure that supply chain builds a competitive advantage. Whether companies are addressing cost initiatives, growth enablement or mergers and acquisitions, supply chain plays a critical role.
"Clients today are facing monumental pressures, and the role of real estate is increasingly important for them because location decisions are driving the process of mapping out their supply chains," said Adam Mullen, CBRE Supply Chain and Occupier Leader and Managing Director of Industrial & Logistics, the Americas. "As a result, their needs prior to and during site selection require an advisory and business-case-focused approach. Joe provides exactly that through deep expertise in supply chain and client service."
In his new role, Mr. Dunlap advises clients in areas such as business-case development, supply chain strategy, operations and capacity assessments, and logistics outsourcing. In addition, his experience in network design will enhance CBRE's ability to help clients build their supply chains while balancing transportation, inventory, labor and occupancy costs.
Prior to joining CBRE, Joe spent five years at global distribution consultancy Fortna Inc., where he led the Supply Chain Strategy practice. Prior to that, he was a Principal at Accenture, leading various supply chain, fulfillment and operations projects. He also worked in a leadership capacity at Siemens/Dematic and spent the first portion of his career in varying roles at United Parcel Service.
"I'm excited to provide additional value for CBRE clients by bringing them an even broader set of supply chain capabilities," Mr. Dunlap said. "We'll leverage the unmatched array of CBRE services through a supply chain lens, including project management, management consulting, financial analysis, labor analytics and economic incentives."
Mr. Dunlap received a B.S. in Management Information Services from Tennessee Technological University. He is a member of the Warehousing Research Council, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the Automatic Identification & Data Capture 100.
About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2015 revenue). The Company has more than 70,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 400 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.