Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013
Global architecture and design firm Callison announced today that Eric Lagerberg has assumed the role of Managing Principal of its New York office. Mr. Lagerberg brings 25 years of experience as an Architect, designer, practice leader and educator to his new position.
“Eric has provided great leadership these past four years as Global Retail and Interiors Vice President and Principal in China,” said John Jastrem, Callison Chairman and CEO. “I believe all our clients in New York will benefit tremendously from his experience helping brands expand into international markets.”
Prior to Mr. Lagerberg’s tenure in China, where he served a variety of global and local clients, he was a Principal in Callison’s Retail Practice at the company’s Seattle headquarters.
“Eric has been a valuable partner to me over the years; his retail design expertise combined with vast global market exposure will serve his New York clients well,” said Dawn Clark, Nordstrom Vice President, Store Design, Architecture & Construction. Bud Cope, Senior Vice President, Store Development at Williams-Sonoma added, “Eric has been a fantastic partner as we implemented multiple brand strategies, and I look forward to working with him again.”
“I am honored to have this opportunity to further cultivate Callison’s relationships in New York and worldwide. It is an exciting opportunity to lead our talented team of architects and designers in New York,” said Mr. Lagerberg.
Mr. Lagerberg is an Architect, licensed in many U.S. states and Canadian provinces. Before joining Callison, he held the position of Director of Design, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) for Starbucks. Mr. Lagerberg holds a Master of Architecture from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Washington. He is also a member of the AIA, NCARB and is a LEED AP.