Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) has announced the appointment of Kate Orwin as leasing director for UK & Italy. Orwin joins from Hammerson where she was responsible for leasing Hammerson’s UK portfolio of flagship destinations.
In her new role, shewill be responsible for leasing strategy, key occupier relationships and leadership of the leasing team. She will also oversee strategy and negotiations for current and new occupiers, and work closely with the operating management, asset management and development teams.
Scott Parsons, regional managing director of UK & Italy at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, said: “We’re delighted that Kate has joined our team, heading up the Leasing function for Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield in the UK & Italy. Kate brings with her 20 years of industry experience across flagship destinations and we look forward to welcoming her on board.
Kate Orwin, leasing director UK & Italy at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield said of her new role: “I’m thrilled to begin a new adventure at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, leading the leasing team for the UK’s best shopping destinations. 2021 will be a challenging but exciting year and I’m looking forward to bringing my 20 years of experience in the industry to make it a success.”
Ms Orwin will take on her new role at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield beginning 26 Feb 2021.