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MIPIM, Cannes & London, 8th March 2012

Jones Lang LaSalle Names Trish Maxon Chief Human Resources Officer

Responsibilities include aligning human resources with firm strategy and values

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) announced today that Trish Maxson will join the firm as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective April 2, 2012. Maxson will be responsible for directing Jones Lang LaSalle’s human resources strategies globally to ensure alignment with the firm’s strategic objectives, company values, and recruitment and retention of top talent.  She will report to Colin Dyer, President and Chief Executive Officer, and work closely with the firm’s Board of Directors and Global Executive Committee.

Maxson has an extensive background in international human resources leadership. Most recently, she held the position of Vice President, Human Resources, for Research and Development at Merck & Co., Inc. Prior to joining Merck, she held various senior positions at Rohm & Haas Company, including Director, Human Resources, for Europe and Director, Corporate Human Resources, in the United States.

“Jones Lang LaSalle is known for the quality of our people and the world-class services we provide to our clients,” said Dyer. “Trish’s international experience, innovative approaches, and focus on building and retaining top talent will help drive growth for our clients, our people and our firm.” 

Maxson earned an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from The Fielding Graduate Institute, a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Chemistry from Michigan State University. 

“I deeply admire Jones Lang LaSalle’s commitment to its clients and people,” shared Maxson.  “Talent management is a passion for me, and I am excited to join Colin and his team to build on the successful foundation already in place.”