JLL grows team shaping the future of work in the Americas

John Wooster will lead the Workplace Strategy practice for JLL’s Central Region

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2018 — With the average adult spending one-third of their life at work, the office serves as an important environment for employee well-being and productivity. To shape the future of work for companies in the Midwest and Central regions, JLL has appointed John Wooster as Vice President, Workplace Strategy.

Based in Chicago, Wooster will develop enterprise-wide workplace strategies that focus on improving employee well-being, productivity and engagement in order to achieve business goals and objectives. He will work with clients from multiple industries across the Midwest and American heartland.

"We expect John to immediately impact our clients' bottom lines by helping them bring their real estate into the future of work," said Ed Nolan, Managing Director and JLL's Workplace Strategy Practice Lead. "Some of the world's most sophisticated organizations rely on us to provide innovative workplace solutions supporting talent attraction and retention. We're confident that John will deliver workplace strategies that enrich the employee experience and help companies achieve their ambitions."

Wooster previously worked as a real estate strategist and change management leader for a large multi-national healthcare organization. Prior to joining JLL, Wooster was Executive Director at Trustmark Companies, a national employee benefits firm, where he led a practice focused on enriching the workplace experience for a highly distributed and mobile workforce. Wooster also worked as a Workplace Strategist at DEGW, where he ran large-scale workplace projects for the technology, government and higher education sectors.

He earned a master's degree in learning and organizational change and an executive coaching certificate from Northwestern University. He earned a bachelor's degree in urban studies from Brown University.

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of 86,000 as of June 30, 2018. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.