Cushman & Wakefield Hires Dan Hackett as Managing Director and East Region Life Sciences Lead

Dan Hackett

BOSTON– Cushman & Wakefield announced THAT the firm has added Dan Hackett to its project and development services team as managing director and East Region life sciences lead.

Based in Boston, his primary focus will be to advance the firm’s PDS platform, furthering the growth of its life science specialty practice group along the East Coast.

“Dan’s reputation within the industry and with his clients is extremely impressive,” said Gary Helminski, executive managing director at Cushman & Wakefield. “He’s had great success in developing innovative strategies when delivering agile lab environments and GMP facilities to his clients, and we’re thrilled to have him on board.”

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Hackett was the PMO transformation lead and client facing market leader at CBRE. In this role, he was accountable for developing and leading a global pharmaceutical lab portfolio real estate roadmap considering people, processes, technology and infrastructure. With 20 years of experience comprising of cGXP environments, portfolio, program and project management, Hackett is a skilled and proven leader whose passion has been advancing industry technologies and breakthroughs to help improve speed to market for patients worldwide without sacrificing safety or quality.

“I’m excited to be joining this remarkable team,” said Hackett. “I’ve witnessed the firm’s capabilities in this space throughout the years and am eager to help the firm continue to provide exceptional service and advisory to its clients with a continued patients first mentality.”

Hackett, a licensed engineer, received a master’s degree in business administration from Bentley University as well as a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Buffalo.