JLL appoints Sven Schürer as EMEA Business Development Director in its Industrial & Logistics business

Strategic new hire supports continued investment in JLL's Industrial & Logistics business in the region

May 02, 2019

London and Frankfurt, 13 May 2019 - JLL has appointed Sven Schürer as a Business Development Director in its EMEA Industrial & Logistics business with immediate effect. In this newly created role, and based in Frankfurt, Mr. Schürer will strengthen JLL's existing team and growing logistics and supply chain advisory business.

Schürer has more than 10 years of industry experience and joins JLL from French supply chain specialist ID Logistics where he was Director of Business Development in Germany. Prior to this, he held relevant positions at international firms including Miebach Consulting and Siemens Mobile.

Guy Gueirard, Head of Industrial & Logistics, EMEA, JLL, said: "Demand for faster, more efficient, more sustainable and more flexible services, together with rapidly changing economic and political landscapes are driving macro shifts in the logistics and supply chain industry. Sven's experience and deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing clients complements our existing and growing capabilities in this part of our business".

Sven Schürer, Business Development Director of Industrial & Logistics, EMEA, JLL, commented: "The industrial and logistics market is booming and with this our client's real estate requirements are changing and evolving. Now more than ever, clients need to be able to navigate the many complexities and opportunities fanning out in front of them. I am delighted to join JLL at such an exciting time in the industry."

JLL's Industrial & Logistics business was established in 1997 and the team has over 700 specialists across the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. Schürer's appointment follows the recent hires of Simon McWilliams, Head of Supply Chain Consulting and Werner Gliem, Business Development Director in Germany. Earlier in May, JLL announced the acquisition of specialist supply-chain business Vincia in France.