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Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels: new appointment

Moscow, 18 June 2010 - Alex Slesar was appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Hotel Investments with Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels Russia & CIS. Before joining Jones Lang LaSalle in February 2010, Alex held the position of Vice President and was on the management board of Mirax Group. From 2003 until 2008 Alex oversaw development efforts in the region for Hyatt International, and served as Vice President for Development and Acquisition with responsibilities for Russia & CIS, and Central & Eastern Europe.

Marina Usenko, Head of Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels, Russia & CIS: “In the last six months Russian hotel market has shown signs of recovery, including investment area, which encouraged us to expand Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels Russia team and revive our hotel investment services. We are confident that Alex’s vast experience in the hospitality industry and his skills in structuring complex real estate transaction will help us build a balanced and sustainable business model”.
About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2009 global revenue of $2.5 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 149 million square meters worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with approximately $40 billion of assets under management.
In Russia and CIS Jones Lang LaSalle have offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kiev and Almaty. Jones Lang LaSalle, Russia was voted Consultant of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 at the Commercial Real Estate Awards, Moscow and Consultant of the Year at the Commercial Real Estate Awards 2009, St. Petersburg. For further information, please visit our Web site