SVN International Corp. Announces Recent Hires

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The commercial real estate franchisor adds three key positions, expanding its marketing and sales team

SVN International Corp. (SVN)

The SVN® brand, announced today the addition of three key positions to support SVN’s ongoing domestic and international expansion goals.

SVN International Corp. (SVN), a full-service commercial real estate franchisor of the SVN® brand, announced today the addition of three key positions to its corporate team; Director of Marketing Donna VanSchagen, Managing Director Chris Winslow and Events Marketing Manager Sarah Vincent. Effective immediately the new sales and marketing positions will support SVN’s ongoing domestic and international expansion goals.

Director of Marketing Donna VanSchagen
Donna VanSchagen has joined SVN as Director of Marketing. In this role Donna is responsible for the development, direction and distribution of all SVN marketing and communications efforts. This includes the management of SVN’s innovative CRE marketing technology programs, social media, corporate brand identity, advertising, corporate website and public relations.

VanSchagen brings over 20 years of experience holding various marketing and communications roles across a variety of industries, including 10+ years in real estate. Her combination of traditional marketing and digital media expertise has placed her at the forefront of an ever-changing branding and marketing landscape.

Managing Director of International Support Chris Winslow
Chris Winslow joins SVN as Managing Director of International Support. In this newly created position Winslow is responsible for expanding the SVN brand into major international markets through targeted sales and business development outreach efforts.

Prior to joining SVN, Winslow has worked on all sides of the franchising equation; franchisor, franchisee, Master Licensee and vendor and has served as a Regional Manager, Director, Vice President, Managing Director and President working with varied franchise concepts. He has been responsible for directing and managing the sales and business development efforts for companies such as UPS, FedEx, JCPenney, EBay, Xerox, American Express and Microsoft on 5 continents in over 60 countries.

Event Marketing Manager Sarah Vincent
Sarah Vincent has been hired to serve as Event Marketing Manager for SVN. In this position Vincent is responsible for the management and coordination of all SVN brand events including weekly/monthly meetings, sponsorships, annual conferences and webinars.

Prior to joining SVN, Vincent has held various marketing support roles for several non-profit, financial and real estate companies.

These recent hires reinforce SVN’s continued message of growth and expansion. With 29 years in operation, SVN celebrated record growth in 2015 by adding 25 offices nationally and internationally. SVN now has over 1,400 Advisors and staff in over 200 offices around the world.

SVN is also the only major commercial real estate brand that markets all of its qualified properties to the entire brokerage and investment community. Participating in approximately $10.1 billion in sales and leasing transactions in 2015, SVN Advisors shared commission fees with co-operating brokers in order to close more deals in less time and at the right value for clients. Advisors also reap the benefits of our SVN LiveSM Weekly Property Broadcast, cloud-based leading-edge technology, and national product councils. This open, transparent and collaborative approach to real estate is the SVN Difference.

For more information on SVN and its Advisors, visit

About SVN®
SVN International Corp. (SVN), a full-service commercial real estate franchisor of the SVN® brand, is one of the industry’s most recognized names based on the annual Lipsey Top Brand Survey. With 200 offices serving 500 markets, SVN provides sales, leasing, corporate services and property management services to clients across the globe. SVN Advisors also represent clients in auction services, corporate real estate, distressed properties, golf & resort, hospitality, industrial, investment services, land, medical, multifamily, office, retail, self-storage and single tenant investments. All SVN offices are independently owned and operated. For more information, visit


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