People moves: AMB Property hires for China and France
François Rispe: growing AMB’s development platform in France
AMB Property Corporation has hired Thomas Marquis to oversee its real estate activity in China. Marquis took the newly created role with the title of managing director, China, at the San Francisco company at the beginning of March. The company has 1.4 million square feet in China, and Marquis will be based in its Shanghai office. At the end of March the property corporation appointed François Rispe as vice-president, director of development, at AMB Property France. The French affiliate of the property corporation accounts for the majority of the company’s European exposure. Rispe is responsible for directing and growing AMB‘s development platform in France.
Before joining AMB, he was a country manager of France for Eurinpro, a Belgian pan-European developer specializing in semi-industrial real estate, where he was instrumental in establishing Eurinpro’s platform in France.