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Singapore, 10 September 2015 – JLL has announced Yash Kapila as COO of its Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) business in EMEA, with full responsibility for account operations and business transformation, effective from the fourth quarter of 2015.
An International Director of JLL with more than 22 years of industry experience, Mr Kapila is currently Head of Corporate Solutions in India, with executive responsibility for the IFM business. Since joining JLL in 2008, the India IFM business has more than tripled in size under his leadership.
"This is an exciting time to be joining our IFM business in EMEA, which has grown significantly over the last few years and is further accelerating off the back of several new business appointments this year," says Mr Kapila. "I am looking forward to working with some of the best people in the industry to help clients improve their productivity, and to further strengthen our delivery platform in EMEA."
Jordi Martin, CEO Corporate Solutions for JLL in Asia Pacific, says: "JLL is known for having a strong leadership team in Asia Pacific with deep experience and some of the best talent in the industry. Yash joins a growing list of leaders who have moved into key roles in other regions. His experience successfully growing and managing our large, complex IFM business in India makes him the ideal candidate to ensure successful delivery of the best facility management services and solutions to our clients in EMEA."
Sandeep Sethi will continue to run the IFM business in India, having served as Managing Director since April 2015. With 22 years of experience in the corporate sector, Mr Sethi has served as global program management director for the IFM global board, and has been responsible for managing and growing the IFM business with Indian corporates, a new segment for the business.
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About JLL Corporate Solutions
A leader in real estate outsourcing, JLL's Corporate Solutions business helps corporations and public institutions improve productivity in the cost, efficiency and performance of their national, regional or global real estate portfolios by creating outsourcing partnerships to manage and execute a range of corporate real estate services. This service delivery capability helps corporations improve business performance, particularly as companies turn to the outsourcing of their real estate activity as a way to manage expenses and enhance profitability.
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. A Fortune 500 company 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 million square meters, and completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $56.0 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.
Bee Lin Ang