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Gavin Morgan Appointed as Chief Operating Officer at Jones Lang LaSalle Hong Kong

HONG KONG, 12 March 2012 –Gavin Morgan has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Jones Lang LaSalle, Hong Kong, with immediate effect. Morgan assumes leadership of the Hong Kong office with Joseph Tsang retaining his role as Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets responsible overseeing residential and investment sales as well as consultancy business in Hong Kong.

Morgan brings to his role as COO his expertise in commercial real estate, with a specific focus on office leasing and transactions management. He has extensive experience in project leasing for a broad range of commercial developments, including some of the world’s best known office towers. In doing so Morgan has worked with numerous international corporations, including KPMG, WPP, AIA, Citibank, Baker & McKenzie and DLA Piper.

As COO of Jones Lang La Salle, Hong Kong, Morgan will lead the day-to-day operations of the business and each of the Hong Kong business lines. On top of this responsibility, he will also retain his role as Head of Leasing, continuing to utilise his personal expertise in the area.

Morgan said: ‘I’m extremely pleased to have been appointed as the new COO in Hong Kong. I look forward to remaining fully involved in the daily operations of Jones Lang LaSalle and working closely with the management team to continue the growth of the business. I am confident we will maintain our impeccable record of innovative client solutions and commitment to industry-leading consultancy services.’
‘Gavin Morgan has an extremely strong track record in driving commercial growth, developing effective new strategies to achieve business goals and improving profitability and competitiveness. Both Gavin and Joseph Tsang have been with Jones Lang LaSalle for many years, and each brings a wealth of experience in the Hong Kong market to the management of our business. They will work closely together overseeing Jones Lang LaSalle’s Hong Kong operations, developing the business and strengthening existing client relationships’, said KK Fung, Managing Director of Greater China at Jones Lang LaSalle.