Jones Lang LaSalle Sweden recruits new Head of Asset Management and Retail (SE)

Jones Lang LaSalle Sweden has confirmed the continued expansion and strengthening of its management team with the recruitment of Håkan Pehrsson as Head of Asset Management and Retail for Sweden, with an additional overview of those areas for the other countries of the Nordic Region.

Hakan Pehrsson

Håkan Pehrsson.

Håkan joins from IKEA Real Estate Russia & CIS, where he was deputy General Director, and brings with him extensive real estate, retail and consulting experience.

Charlotte Strömberg, CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle in the Nordics said: "We are extremely happy that Håkan is joining our already strong team at Jones Lang LaSalle. He brings with him a wealth of solid experience in developing property and retail, in Sweden as well as internationally, for example in Centrumutveckling and most recently in IKEA in Russia and CIS, with the establishment of Mega Malls in a challenging environment. Håkan's appointment significantly strengthens and further differentiates our already well established Asset Management and Retail businesses across the Nordic Region."

Håkan Pehrsson commented: "I am very pleased to be taking on this opportunity and managing the development of two major growth areas within Jones Lang LaSalle Sweden – Asset Management and Retail. We have ambitious plans and our current position is very strong; Jones Lang LaSalle has a leading position locally and a very strong offer in Europe, both for landlords and owners as well as retailers.

Håkan Pehrsson will start at Jones Lang LaSalle on September 20, 2010.

Source: Jones Lang LaSalle

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