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JLL names Corey Lewis Global Account Lead for JLL’s HSBC team

Global leadership role based in London

London, 21 August, 2014 – JLL has announced that a key global role within the firm will be filled by a JLL veteran.  James C. “Corey” Lewis has been named Global Account Lead for JLL’s HSBC team.  Lewis will be based in London and will report to Bill Thummel, Global Client Relationship Manager for the HSBC account.

As Global Account Lead for JLL’s 1,800-person HSBC team, Lewis will be responsible for managing the comprehensive services that JLL provides to HSBC in the largest financial services real estate outsourcing assignment globally.  Those services include transactions and contracts, workplace strategy and space data management, and communications and information systems for approximately 47 million square feet of the real estate portfolio currently under JLL facilities management across the Americas, Asia, Europe and MENA. 

Since joining JLL in 1998, Lewis held various positions in the Americas region, including Senior Vice President of Corporate Capital Markets, Chief Financial Officer for Corporate Solutions, and Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Finance for Tenant Representation.  As Global Internal Audit Director since 2009, he contributed superior levels of commitment, professionalism and expertise to governance, risk management, compliance and internal controls.  Prior to joining JLL, Lewis held accounting and finance positions at Arthur Andersen and McDonald’s.  He earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Hampton University.