News Article career Colliers Czech Republic Slovakia Tewfik Sabongui
by Property Forum | Career

Colliers announced a change in the Managing Director position in Slovakia. Richard Urvay, Colliers’ current Managing Director in Slovakia is departing the business by the end of April to take up a client-side role. Tewfik Sabongui, current Managing Partner in the Czech Republic, will expand his responsibilities to include being Managing Director of Slovakia.

Tewfik is a recognised industry leader with over 24 years of experience in the Czech Republic and the Central and Eastern Europe real estate market. He has in-depth experience in overseeing operations in several countries, having set up and implemented strategies across the CEE region connecting platform opportunities and clients. Being an expert in capital markets, office letting, development consulting and implementation of M&A across Czech and Slovakia, Tewfik works closely with leasing, advisory and investment business lines to win and grow business and develop client relationships.

Commenting on his appointment, Tewfik said: “My goal and priority is to further build on the success Richard and our Slovak team have achieved and to use this opportunity to strengthen the Czech-Slovak relationships and joint interests.”

“With his impressive wealth of experience and market vision, I am confident that Tewfik will continue focusing on activities that will further strengthen our presence, drive service excellence for our clients and continue attracting greater talent into our business. At the same time, after nearly five years of leading the Colliers Slovak business, I’d like to thank Richard for his commitment and passion and wish him all the best in his next venture,” said Monika Rajska-Wolinska, CEO of Colliers CEE region.