Deeks, former director and head of EMEA real estate at Amazon, will lead
Scannell International, which will operate across Europe from a head office in
London. Deeks joined Amazon in 2016 and before that he had been director of
international real estate at Costco Wholesale.
Chris Davies, former head of Amazon Logistics’ European last
mile real estate, will join Deeks. Davies joined Amazon in 2013 and before that
worked at SEGRO as a leasing and asset manager.
In 2016, Deeks took on overall responsibility for Amazon’s real
estate in Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining Amazon he had been
director of international real estate at Costco Wholesale.
Chris Davies has led Amazon Logistics’ European last mile real
estate requirements for the last four years.
Deeks said: “Working closely where necessary with Scannell
Properties Europe’s existing resources, we will bring an obsession to customer
service that we know will set us apart.”
Robert Scannell, founder and chief executive of Scannell
Properties, added: “The launch of this new division reflects Scannell’s
confidence in the European market. We are really excited by the opportunities
Nick, Chris and their team will deliver for our customers.”