John Keyes has been appointed head of DTZ's Manchester office in a reshuffle which sees Tim Cameron-Jones become head of the company's North Business Unit.
Mike Mitchell, formerly head of the Manchester office and regions, is to lead a new business stream within DTZ's UK business which has not yet been announced.
He will continue to be based in Manchester.
Cameron-Jones, pictured left, has been head of DTZ's Leeds office since 2004, joining from the firm's London office in 2002.
Keyes joined DTZ in 2010.
He leads the public sector consultancy team in the North West and advises both regional and national clients including Manchester Metropolitan University, the Education Funding Agency and London Metropolitan University.
Keyes said: "I am very excited to be taking on this role at the current time.
"Our team in Manchester remains highly experienced with key market leaders.
"Market conditions are improving and we are very well placed to grow our revenues across all our business lines over the coming years."