News release

JLL names Lewis Woodward Head of Brand & Communications

Marketing and communications expert will drive JLL’s brand and purpose in newly created global role

June 29, 2020

CHICAGO, June 29, 2020 – Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE:JLL) announced today the appointment of Lewis Woodward to the newly created global role of Head of Brand & Communications. Effective immediately, he is responsible for the company’s global brand and communication strategy and will oversee all regional and local communications activities. He is based in London and reports into the office of CEO Christian Ulbrich. 

Woodward will focus on strengthening JLL’s brand worldwide, building on its reputation as a purpose-driven, sustainable leader in real estate and pioneering technology.
“Lewis’s experience and global oversight will be instrumental in differentiating JLL’s brand aligned with our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world,” said Ulbrich. “With technology innovation at the heart of everything we do, Lewis will focus in this new role on showcasing how we bring our digital focus together with our brand and purpose every day.”

Woodward, previously a partner and global communications leader at EY, has held global brand marketing and communications leadership roles at Informa, Datamonitor and Regus. 

“I am delighted to be joining JLL at a time of unprecedented change in the industry,” said Woodward. “The approach JLL is taking to re-imagine real estate through technology innovation, along with its strong commitment to sustainability and sense of purpose, sets a platform for genuine transformation which I am looking forward to being a part of.”

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 $18.0 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 94,000 as of March 31, 2020. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit