News release

New Head of Industrial & Logistics Leasing Belgium

March 25, 2021

BRUSSELS, 25 March 2021 - Walter Goossens and JLL have decided to end their collaboration as Walter intends to give a new direction to his career after almost 34 years with JLL.  JLL highly appreciates and values Walter’s contribution in building up our Belux industrial platform and business to become the undisputed market leader during the past 20  MArch years. He also contributed to starting our Luxembourg Agency services in 1991 and to develop our Retail business as Head of Retail Leasing Belux between 2008 and 2016. 


Walter will stay with us until 30 April. The whole JLL team warmly thanks Walter and wishes him a successful future. 


JLL is pleased to confirm that Mathieu Opsomer will take over the role of Head of Industrial & Logistics Leasing Belgium effective 1st May. Mathieu brings to JLL Industrial & Logistics Leasing a strong market expertise of 5 years with King Sturge and nearly 10 years with JLL, a deal-making capacity and a client-centric approach.  This is instrumental to further drive the success of our industrial and logistics platform.   


JLL has always considered industrial to be a strategic sector and has been expanding its activities through Leasing, Capital Markets, Valuation, Advisory and Research.

Our ambition for the future is to continue our growth path and to maintain our market leader position in the Belgian market. The long-standing experience of the JLL industrial team will provide you a continued service of the highest quality and a seamless transition. 


JLL thanks Walter again for his numerous outstanding achievements, his great professionalism and his excellent coaching of talents and we are happy to welcome Mathieu Opsomer as Head of Industrial & Logistics Leasing Belgium

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