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Jones Lang LaSalle appoints Claudia Hamm Bastow as Head of EMEA Workplace Solutions

Jones Lang LaSalle has hired top talent to lead their Workplace Solutions service across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

The appointment underpins Jones Lang LaSalle's differentiated position as one of the few full service global providers of traditional real estate solutions, along with newer services such as Workplace. It also conveys the firm's commitment to this growing service offering amongst corporate occupier clients across EMEA.

Claudia joins Jones Lang LaSalle from DEGW – a renowned workplace consultancy – where she was Managing Director for EMEA and also held a position as global lead. With over 15 years of a broad background in business, economics and marketing she also possesses in-depth international experience, from long term posts in the U.S., UK and Germany.

Vincent Lottefier, CEO Corporate Solutions EMEA, and member of the Global Corporate Solutions board, commented "We are very excited to have Claudia join our firm. The increasing trend towards activity-based work environments creates an enormous opportunity for our clients to increase the productivity of their real estate, workplaces and employees. We recognise the significance and are committed to providing clients with an innovative service, tailored to their needs".

Claudia stated "I was attracted to Jones Lang LaSalle not just by their entrepreneurial, innovative edge and professional excellence, but in equal measure by their commitment to the continuous development of forward thinking new services to create a sustainable competitive advantage for their clients.  JLL’s integrated workplace solutions services will give clients the ability to unlock the full potential of their built environment by supporting and enhancing the true value of any organisation – its people. Investing in research and thought leadership in this field shows strategic excellence and emphasises a true client partnership approach on a global scale and I am excited to be part of this evolution.”

A leader in the real estate outsourcing field, Jones Lang LaSalle’s Corporate Solutions business assists corporates to improve their productivity, cost and performance of their national, regional or global real estate portfolios by creating outsourcing partnerships to manage and execute a range of occupier services. The have recently won significant corporate client appointments from European and global corporate clients such as Volvo, P&G, Logica and GlaxoSmithKline.