TAMPA — Colliers International announced a new director of its Tampa Bay, Central and Southwest Florida operations on Monday. Danny Rice, 34, who got his start at Colliers in Orlando before leaving to pursue other real estate ventures, will return to the company as a managing director and market leader for the region.Rice succeeds Ryan Kratz, who was promoted to become Colliers’ Florida president."Danny makes a great addition to the team as we continue to expand and grow our footprint in the Southeast," Kratz said in a prepared statement. "His hands-on approach and background in the brokerage business and its intersection with technology allows him to share and deliver new ideas that will ultimately benefit our clients."Rice will manage the business strategies in Tampa Bay, Orlando and Fort Myers while focusing on recruiting and developing the areas’ brokers, the company said.