News release

JLL appoints new Head of HR for CEE and Russia region

Mateusz Gołembiewski, who has extensive international experience in talent management, will head up JLL's HR organisation in the CEE and Russia region

October 08, 2021

Anna Podolak

Mateusz Gołembiewski has been appointed Head of HR for the Central & Eastern Europe and Russia region. He has 15 years of experience in developing company strategies and operations in this field, and will lead the HR teams in Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary and Russia. JLL employs approximately 2000 people in these six countries.

Mateusz Gołembiewski is a recognised specialist in designing long-term HR programmes in the field of talent management, which is especially important during this time of building new business strategies and transformations. His particular area of expertise is the creation and implementation of plans to develop and strengthen leadership skills in constantly changing business environments - both in the established as well as emerging markets of the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa).

“A time of significant changes in the market environment as well as challenges to the overall economy is always a good moment to actively give direction to the development of the business model. A well-planned competence-building strategy is a key pillar of growth for companies, especially those operating in the area of advisory services, such as JLL. I am delighted that in this process we will be relying on the extensive knowledge of Mateusz Gołembiewski – an experienced HR leader”, underlines Mateusz Bonca, CEO, JLL Poland.

Prior to joining JLL, Mateusz Gołembiewski was Head of Talent Management – Europe at Tech Data. He also previously headed the HR function for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa and South Asia at CooperVision, as well as at Reckitt in Poland and the UK. He has held a number of management positions and key HR roles in a number of industry sectors, including technology, medical devices, hospitality and FMCG. He graduated from SWPS University, majoring in Organisational Psychology. Mateusz returns to Poland after spending ten years in London.

“JLL is undoubtedly one of the brands with a firmly established international presence. I am all the more pleased that I have the opportunity to co-create the company's future strategy, overseeing the development of this exceptional team of people, which is the real strength of JLL in the CEE and Russia region. I really do admire the corporate culture JLL has built over the years. I will make sure to utilise my experience to take even better care of the company’s talent and leadership development, which will further strengthen our position in the region”, says Mateusz Gołembiewski, Head of HR CEE & Russia, JLL.

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.6 billion in 2020, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 92,000 as of June 30, 2021. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit