CHICAGO, March 1, 2012 — Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) announced today that Trish Maxson will join the firm as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective April 2, 2012. Maxson will be responsible for directing Jones Lang LaSalle’s human resources strategies globally to ensure alignment with the firm’s strategic objectives, company values, and recruitment and retention of top talent. She will report to Colin Dyer, President and Chief Executive Officer, and work closely with the firm’s Board of Directors and Global Executive Committee.
Maxson has an extensive background in international human resources leadership. Most recently, she held the position of Vice President, Human Resources, for Research and Development at Merck & Co., Inc. Prior to joining Merck, she held various senior positions at Rohm & Haas Company, including Director, Human Resources, for Europe and Director, Corporate Human Resources, in the United States.
“Jones Lang LaSalle is known for the quality of our people and the world-class services we provide to our clients,” said Dyer. “Trish’s international experience, innovative approaches, and focus on building and retaining top talent will help drive growth for our clients, our people and our firm.”
Maxson earned an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from The Fielding Graduate Institute, a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.S. in Chemistry from Michigan State University.
“I deeply admire Jones Lang LaSalle’s commitment to its clients and people,” shared Maxson. “Talent management is a passion for me, and I am excited to join Colin and his team to build on the successful foundation already in place.”
About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2011 global revenue of $3.6 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 2.1 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with $47.7 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com