Life sciences industry veteran joins JLL as regional account director

Michael Wythe joins JLL following 27-year career in life sciences industry

March 14, 2019

CHICAGO, March 14, 2019 – JLL announced today it has expanded its life sciences practice with the addition of Michael Wythe as regional account director, overseeing multiple life sciences accounts.

Based in Boston, Wythe joins the firm from Takeda where he was head of facilities and engineering for its Massachusetts Biologics Operating Unit.

“New industry realities are transforming how products are discovered, manufactured and brought to market,” Wythe said. “Joining JLL is an opportunity to apply the expertise I’ve gained over the years to help life sciences companies evolve to deliver high quality products more quickly, more safely and more affordably.”

Over the course of his 27-year career, Wythe has held senior leadership positions with some of the world’s most notable life sciences companies including Novartis, Amgen, Merck and Pfizer.

“An accomplished leader within the pharmaceutical industry, Michael’s addition to our team represents a significant win for our life sciences group,” said Roger Humphrey, executive managing director and JLL Life Sciences lead. “In his role, Michael will leverage his extensive industry experience to drive value for our clients.”

A member of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Wythe holds a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Purdue University.

For more news, videos and research resources on JLL, please visit the firm’s U.S. newsroom.

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 annual revenue of $16.3 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 90,000 as of December 31, 2018. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit