Avison Young promotes Martin Jepil to Chief Information Officer

Headshot of Martin Jepil, Avison Young Chief Information Officer March 18, 2024

Known for strategies that drive efficiencies, Jepil will focus on Artificial Intelligence

Toronto, Ontario – Global commercial real estate advisor, Avison Young, today announces that Martin Jepil has been named Chief Information Officer, overseeing the firm’s information technology platform and overall architecture.

Jepil first joined the firm in April 2021 as Principal, Global Vice President Enterprise Architecture, responsible for delivering world-class technology solutions and products to facilitate client success. In his nearly-three years with Avison Young, he has successfully developed strategies that connect various enterprise systems, driving efficiencies for clients and employees.

“Martin’s past experience and consultancy background, together with his knowledge of data architecture and digital transformation, make him an ideal choice for this role as we continue to mature and enhance our leading-edge technology platform,” said Martin Dockrill, Principal and Global Chief Operating Officer, Avison Young. “While we are known as a Commercial Real Estate Services company, our strength lies in also being a technology company by powering our talent with information systems and intelligence platforms that support our business functions, and provide clients with visualized solutions, insights and advantage.”

In his new role, Jepil will oversee CRM and Robotic Process Automation in addition to key focus areas such as Artificial Intelligence, which will continue to be priorities in Avison Young’s technology strategy going forward. He will continue to lead Enterprise Data Warehouse, SaaS services, master data management, software and data procurement, contract management, and data risk management.

A technology leader with more than 20 years of experience managing technology teams, Jepil drives innovation and transformation. He has held several prominent IT roles with Fortune 500 companies, such as IBM and HP, as well as across several industries, including tier-one banking and insurance, manufacturing, consulting services and architecture.

“I have had the privilege of leading on ground-breaking deliverables, including a fully cloud-native and complex enterprise data and software system with a great number of talented individuals. Becoming CIO is yet another tremendous honour,” said Jepil. “I am excited to help take Avison Young to the next level as we continue to execute upon our strategy of technology, data and digital transformation.”

Avison Young creates real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people. As a private company, our clients collaborate with an empowered partner who is invested in their success. Our integrated talent realizes the full potential of real estate by using global intelligence platforms that provide clients with insights and advantage. Together, we can create healthy, productive workplaces for employees, cities that are centers for prosperity for their citizens, and built spaces and places that create a net benefit to the economy, the environment and the community.

Avison Young is a 2023 winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed designation for 12 consecutive years.

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