Photo of Bill Concannon Concannon has made “exceptional, ongoing contributions to our company over three decades,” says CBRE CEO Bob Sulentic.

LOS ANGELES—CBRE Group said Thursday it had promoted company veteran Bill Concannon to the position of global group president, Global Workplace Solutions. Concannon, who had held the title of GWS CEO since September 2015, when CBRE expanded the platform with its $1.48-billion acquisition of Johnson Controls Inc.’s occupier outsourcing business, is one of three senior executives with the global group president title.