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Paris, London, Moscow, 28 May, 2015 – JLL today announced that Charles Boudet appointed Managing Director for France, while still keeping his role as Chairman in Russia & CIS. Benoît du Passage who previously led JLL in France will become CEO for Southern Europe and the Maghreb.
The successor to Benoît du Passage as Managing Director for JLL France will be Charles Boudet, who will be relocating to Paris to step into his new post from 1 September. A French national, Mr Boudet has spent the past ten years based in JLL’s Moscow office where, since 2009, he has been Managing Director of the firm’s market-leading Russia & CIS business. In March 2015 Charles Boudet stepped in to the role of Chairman in Russia & CIS, while Thomas Devonshire-Griffin appointed Managing Director in the region. Mr Boudet will keep his present role as Chairman, Russia & CIS, focusing on the company’s strategic development.
Commenting on the appointment, EMEA CEO Christian Ulbrich said: “We are delighted that Charles Boudet has accepted the role of Managing Director for France. His extensive leadership experience, particularly in growing our highly respected capabilities in Russia over recent years, will be a fine complement to the already very strong executive board and leadership team we have in place in France.”
Charles Boudet commented: “Over the past decade, JLL team became an undisputed leader on the consulting market in Russia and CIS. I’m very proud of the sustained success of the team, and I’m confident in both the quick market recovery and further strengthening of the company’s position on this market under the leadership of Thomas Devonshire-Griffin.”
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual fee revenue of $4.7 billion and gross revenue of $5.4 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in 80 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 58,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.4 billion square feet, or 316.0 million square meters, and completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $55.3 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.
In Russia and CIS JLL has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev. JLL, Russia & CIS was voted Consultant of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 at the Commercial Real Estate Awards, Moscow; Consultant of the Year at the Commercial Real Estate Awards 2009, St. Petersburg; Consultant of the Year at the RCSC Awards in 2015, and The Best Real Estate Consultancy in Ukraine at the Ukrainian Property Awards in 2013.
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