Category Archives: New hire

JLL’s Giles Wrench on why the NYC tech industry is like rock n’ roll

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Head of JLL’s International Desk talks to Tech City News about how tech is refining NYC

Wrench_Giles_sq_rgbAn article written by Giles Wrench, the head of JLL’s International Desk and a British expat based in New York, was recently featured by Tech City News in a series exploring New York’s tech ecosystem.

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Big Moves in the Big Apple: Amy Zhen Joins JLL to Expand Retail Capabilities

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Zhen joins JLL as a Senior Vice President specializing in urban agency leasing in New York City

JLL is continuing the expansion of its retail platform in New York City with the addition of Amy Zhen. Zhen will serve as a Senior Vice President working on the team lead by Vice Chairman Bob Gibson, who joined JLL earlier this year to lead the firm’s New York retail brokerage practice.

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JLL welcomes new Americas Chief Marketing Officer, Jill Kouri

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Top marketing executive and industry innovator will focus on driving JLL’s growth in the Americas region

Jill Kouri_resizedJill Kouri, a top marketing executive with more than 20 years of corporate and agency business-to-business marketing experience, has joined JLL as Chief Marketing Officer, Americas. She will serve as a member of JLL’s Americas Executive Committee and Global Marketing Leadership Team.

Kouri, who joins JLL from Accenture where she spent 14 years in various marketing roles, will be based in Chicago and oversee all aspects of JLL’s marketing and communications programs that include business development, branding, public relations and internal communications. She will drive strategies to promote JLL’s modernized brand and advance firm growth.

“Jill’s experience and expertise will be instrumental as we drive toward our strategic growth goals,” said Greg O’Brien, JLL Chief Executive Officer, Americas.

“We were impressed by her strong track record, creativity and commitment to client service. Jill will prove to be a key driver in JLL’s journey to evolve and change the way we develop, and build and market our brand, both in the Americas and across the world.”

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JLL New York welcomes Amanda Bokman

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Amanda Bokman joins JLL as a Managing Director and will provide tenant representation services throughout the New York metropolitan area

Bokman_AmandaJLL has hired Amanda Bokman as a managing director in its New York office. She will be responsible for new business development and tenant representation services in the New York metropolitan area. Bokman will work closely… Read More