News Article 7R chief investment officer logistics Poland warehouse
by Property Forum | Career

After a year serving as a Non-Executive Director at 7R, Chris Zeuner has been appointed Chief Investment Officer and board member of the company. In his new role, effective from January 1st, he will be responsible for 7R’s further expansion which includes plans to enter new European markets

Before joining 7R, Chris was Head of Europe at Amstar, where he was responsible for managing the company’s international private equity real estate platform.

“I am delighted that in the past year the cooperation between 7R, myself and Chris Zeuner has become even closer, with Chris having accepted my invitation for him to become Chief Investment Officer and a member of the management board. He has an excellent private equity track record and a proven skill-set of growing real estate businesses throughout Europe. This experience will allow Chris to take a leading role in the expansion of 7R, including into new European markets,” says Tomasz Lubowiecki, President of 7R.

To date, 7R has completed the development of over 690,000 sqm of class-A logistics space in Poland and has over 1.25 mln sqm in its pipeline. Since 2018, the company has also been developing its pioneering urban warehouse concept in Poland – 7R City Flex Last Mile Logistics.

“I am excited that my relationship with 7R and Tomasz is developing still further, and I am looking forward to supporting 7R and all of our business partners with the opportunity to help us in the company’s expansion into new international markets. 7R has repeatedly proven itself to be a leading developer in Poland, and I look forward to supporting the continued growth of the company,” adds Chris Zeuner.

Chris has over 20 years’ experience of investing in, and managing commercial real estate investments and platforms, including the closing of transactions worth EUR 2.4 billion. Prior to joining Amstar in 2017, he was head of LaSalle Investment Management’s Central European business, Managing Director at JER Partners and head of CEE acquisitions and business development at GE Real Estate.