Jones Lang LaSalle has announced a number of senior appointments within the EMEA region.
Alan Robertson, who as Managing Director, Turkey since 2008 has successfully grown Jones Lang LaSalle's Turkish business, is to become CEO for the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA). Thierry Loué, who as CEO has driven the expansion of the MENA business since 2006, is to take up the MENA Chairman role.
Avi Alkas, Chairman of Jones Lang LaSalle Turkey, is to expand his leadership responsibilities to combine his existing Chairman position with the country management role, becoming Executive Chairman, Turkey.
Manuel Puig, who has successfully led the firm's Portuguese business since 2005, is to transfer to the Americas region to become Head of the Retail business for Jones Lang LaSalle Brazil. Manuel will be succeeded as Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle Portugal by Pedro Lancastre, who has worked closely alongside Manuel for many years and has led the growth of the investment and retail investment business in Portugal.
Christian Ulbrich, Jones Lang LaSalle's EMEA CEO said: "That we have such strong internal candidates for these senior country leadership roles reflects the talent, connectivity and stability of our senior country leadership team across the EMEA region. This mobility encourages the sharing of ideas and best practice, as well as enabling ongoing career progression opportunities, and is a principle we apply across the firm globally and at all levels. We wish Thierry, Alan, Avi, Manuel and Pedro every success in their new roles."
Source: Jones Lang LaSalle