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JLL promotes eight in its Birmingham office

BIRMINGHAM, 27th June, 2015 - JLL has promoted eight in its Birmingham office, with lead director Ian Cornock becoming an international director - the most senior director position in the global property business.

Ian's promotion is in recognition of the significant contribution the Midlands is making as part of the UK business and a sign of the growing importance key regional cities such as Birmingham are playing to JLL's 2020 strategy for focussed growth.

Ian Cornock commented: "The Midlands region had been going from strength to strength and with such a focus on Birmingham and its investment in infrastructure and delivery of major new schemes in the city, investors are looking more than ever to how we can deliver growth for them.

"My new role is a huge reflection of the consistent teamwork everyone has shown in delivering revenue growth and working across the JLL network to channel investment opportunities into the region. The promotions underline our commitment to developing and maintaining our key people who are essential for the future growth of the business."

Mark Stupples, UK Chief Operating Officer at JLL, added: " It has been another fantastic year for JLL and these promotions recognise the significant contribution and sustained high performance of each individual in our Midlands team. Our success has been driven by their superior performance and dedication to increase productivity and deliver exceptional work for clients.  I'd like to thank Ian and his team and congratulate all eight on their well-deserved promotions."

Simon Lea from Buildings & Construction has become a national director and Kelvin Craddock, Office Agency, Nigel Simkin, Planning and Development, Phil Farrell, Planning and Development and Gethin Chislett, Buildings & Construction have been promoted to local directors. Lucy Champion, shopping centre management has become associate director and Bonnie Moran, PAM and Jonathan Deans are now senior surveyors.

JLL employs a 100 strong team in the city offering a broad range of specialisms from Investment and Valuation to Offices, Industrial, Planning and Building Consultancy.