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CHICAGO, IL

JLL Taps B2B Marketing Executive Heather MacLeod as Marketing Lead, Corporate Solutions Americas


CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2014 – JLL has recruited a top business-to-business marketer to lead marketing for its Americas Corporate Solutions business, focused on real estate outsourcing services. Chicago-based Heather MacLeod joins as Executive Vice President, Americas Corporate Solutions Marketing. Following nearly 20 years of experience in professional services and agency client service, she will lead industry and service line-focused campaigns connecting corporate real estate services with the business challenges faced by companies in life sciences, banking, manufacturing, technology and other growing industry sectors.

“Heather has a strong track record leading creative campaigns that help drive sales at Fortune 500 companies,” said Jill Kouri, Chief Marketing Officer for JLL in the Americas, who joined JLL in July 2014. “She is skilled at leading diverse teams in matrixed environments. Heather brings strategic skills and experience in marketing programs that will help not only achieve our business goals in the Americas, but connect with our global objectives.” 

Before joining JLL, MacLeod was the Marketing Director for North America in Accenture’s Products Operating Group, a $7.4 billion business focused on automotive, consumer goods, hospitality, industrial equipment, life sciences and retail industries. She also served as the Products Operating Group’s global lead for client-centric and opportunity-centric marketing. In this role, she worked closely with the sales organization on business development initiatives that focused on increasing sales with new and existing clients.

Previously, Heather was at Leo Burnett working with brand managers from some of the world’s largest companies. MacLeod holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in marketing and accounting from the University of Illinois.

About JLL
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual fee revenue of $4.0 billion and gross revenue of $4.5 billion, JLL has more than 200 corporate offices, operates in 75 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 53,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.0 billion square feet, or 280.0 million square meters, and completed $99.0 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $53.0 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.