News release

JLL appoints Kasper Deforche as CEO of Belgium and Luxembourg

Kasper will lead and strengthen JLL’s position as a market leader in the region

August 03, 2021

Luxembourg, 3 August 2021 – JLL (NYSE: JLL) has appointed Kasper Deforche as CEO of Belgium and Luxembourg (Belux), with effect from November 2021. In his new role, Kasper will lead and strengthen JLL’s position as a market leader in the region.


Based in Brussels, Kasper will join from Euronext Brussels-listed Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Wereldhave Belgium where, as CEO, was responsible for defining and driving the company’s growth strategy and ensuring successful management through the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to this, Kasper was Head of the Retail and Housing Portfolio at AG Real Estate, the largest real estate group in Belgium.    


Charles Boudet, EMEA Board Sponsor, Belux and CEO, France, JLL, said: “Kasper is an exceptional leader, and we are thrilled to have him on board to support us in our journey towards strengthening JLL’s position as market leader in Belux. He brings with him extensive knowledge of the real estate market and will be instrumental in helping clients navigate the changing real estate landscape, as well as bringing a fresh perspective to JLL.”


Kasper Deforche, CEO Belux, JLL, commented: “I am delighted to join JLL at a time of remarkable change and unique market opportunities. I look forward to working with the experienced and dynamic team at JLL, especially at a time when companies are reshaping their future. We will work together to help our clients to future-proof their businesses through sustainable growth and innovative thinking.”

"I am pleased to congratulate Kasper Deforche on his appointment. His experience and professionalism are great assets for our country. Our Belgian-Luxembourg collaboration will only be strengthened in the future," added Angélique Sabron, Managing Director JLL Luxembourg.


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