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Jones Lang LaSalle Announces Key EMEA Leadership Appointments

London, 19th November 2009 – Jones Lang LaSalle has today announced a series of appointments to its EMEA leadership team that will serve to further strengthen the EMEA Management Board and position the firm to take advantage of opportunities as the region emerges from the recession.
Robert Bonwell, who has been focused on retail and corporate work, will take a newly created dedicated role as CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle’s EMEA Retail Business, charged with extending the excellent groundwork already laid in building the firm’s retail platform and integrating recent acquisitions in Germany, Turkey and England.

Vincent Lottefier will move from his current role heading the International Desk, based in New York, to become CEO of EMEA Corporate Solutions, relocating to Paris.  He will work with Peter Downie who is moving from his present Global Chief Operating Officer role with Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels to become COO for EMEA Corporate Solutions.

Vincent Lottefier will join Christian Ulbrich, Andy Mottram, Steve Cresswell, Robert Bonwell and Benoit du Passage on the EMEA Management Board. All of these changes will take effect from January 2010.

Christian Ulbrich, EMEA CEO at Jones Lang LaSalle said: “These appointments will significantly increase the senior leadership resource focused on our Corporate Solutions and Retail businesses, both of which are key areas of long-term opportunity for the firm.”   

Notes to Editors
Retail: Jones Lang LaSalle has a team of 470 dedicated retail experts across EMEA with 220 retail agents specialising in high street and shopping centre agency. Our specialists are in 55 wholly owned offices in 21 countries and offer a complete range of retail services: agency, capital markets, management, development, consultancy, valuation advisory and sustainability.
Corporate Solutions: In EMEA Jones Lang LaSalle focuses on working with corporate occupiers to help them manage the cost, efficiency and performance of the real estate they own and occupy. The firm’s Corporate Solutions professionals collaborate with corporate real estate organisations to deliver the right combination of commercial occupancy services across a single country, an entire region or worldwide, liaising with colleagues in the Americas and Asia Pacific.