News release

JLL promotes Sebastien Giordano to Country Leader of Luxembourg and Belgium

Sebastien extends responsibilities to strengthen JLL’s market leading position in these markets.

Press Release available in French

June 20, 2023

Sébastien Giordano

Country Lead Belux & Head of Project & Development Services Belux

Press Release available in French

Brussels, 20 June 2023 - JLL (NYSE: JLL) has appointed Sebastien Giordano as new Country Leader of Luxembourg and Belgium. Sebastien, currently Head of Project & Development Services (P&DS) for Belux is extending his responsibilities and taking over the leadership of both markets. He succeeds Kasper Deforche, who has decided to pursue new career opportunities and will leave the company in September 2023.

Based in Brussels, Sebastien joined JLL in November 2022 and has been instrumental in leading and strengthening JLL’s P&DS business. Sebastien brings 20 years of industry experience and specialist expertise in the design, engineering, and management of construction, infrastructure, and environmental projects.

In his new and expanded role, Sebastien’s focus is to continue providing exceptional client service and driving growth in Belux. He will play a pivotal role in leading the delivery of JLL’s integrated investment and corporate client solutions across the region. A strong ESG advocate, Sebastien’s understanding of the importance of the built environment in the decarbonization journey will be crucial for our clients’ sustainability ambitions.

"Ensuring our clients have access to the best expertise and advice has never been so important. As we look to navigate the ongoing uncertainty, Sebastien’s leadership will be critical in supporting our clients’ preparedness to overcome the challenges and capitalize on the opportunities,” says Remi Calvayrac, Head of Work Dynamics, France, and Head of P&DS France, Benelux, Nordics, JLL.

“Sebastien has shown incredible leadership, expertise and commitment to deliver the best client service. I am pleased to see the recognition of internal talent across JLL, and Sebastien’s appointment is a testament to the opportunities for career progression within the business."

Sebastien Giordano, comments: “I am excited to embark on this new chapter in my JLL career at such a pivotal moment for businesses. Our clients need us more than ever to help them achieve resilience and fuel growth. Kasper’s leadership has been key to position the business for success and I look forward to continuing this growth and strengthening the recognition of our teams in Belgium and Luxembourg as the partners of choice helping clients shape their future real estate strategies.”

"We are grateful to Kasper for his incredible contribution and driving an important transformation for the business over the last two years. His thoughtful leadership has helped strengthen JLL’s position as the undisputed market leader in these markets. Kasper will continue to work closely with Sebastien and the leadership team to ensure a seamless transition. We wish him every success in his future endeavours," adds Charles Boudet, CEO JLL France, Cluster Lead for Belux, Southern & Central Europe.

Sebastien’s appointment follows the announcement of Emna Rekik, who was promoted to Country Lead and Head of Markets in Luxembourg in May, 2023.

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