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JLL’s Greater China Valuation Businesses Streamlined for Further Growth

HONG KONG, 1 January 2018 – JLL is making personnel changes to its Greater China valuation business with a view to better serving the needs of clients and the firm. The changes will take effect on 1 January 2018. 

Mr. Lau Chun-kong will take on an expanded role by also taking overall responsibility for JLL's valuation advisory services business in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Asian cities, becoming the Head of JLL's Valuation Advisory Services (VAS) in Asia and Greater China. He will continue to identify opportunities for increased market share and grow the valuation business of the firm across Asia.

Ms. Sylvia Lau, Head of JLL's Corporate Appraisal and Advisory (CAA) services for Greater China, will take up the position of Head of VAS in China. The current CAA team and the China Valuation team will be consolidated into VAS China (with more than 200 employees) under Sylvia's leadership. Sylvia Lau joined the team in 1997 and has worked on numerous projects throughout Asia in different industries.

Ms. Rita Wong, International Director, will assume the role of Head of VAS, Hong Kong and Macau. She will also coordinate special regional projects. She has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate field and involved in a wide range of valuation and advisory in Greater China and major Asian cities. She is specialised in transactional advisory and corporate services on regional basis.

Mr. Fung Kin-keung, Managing Director of JLL in Greater China, said: "Along with the rapid economic growth of China, the valuation business of JLL in the Greater China have grown significantly in the past years. With a view to providing our clients with the most professional and efficient services, we have streamlined the structure of the valuation businesses. We are happy to see CK, Sylvia and Rita moving into their new positions and we are confident that they will continue to make excellent contributions to the firm. In future, we will continue to do our utmost to serve clients and to grow the firm."

Mr. Lau Chun-kong commented: "I am glad to receive an expanded role and excited about the challenges ahead. I would like to express my gratitude to the VAS team for their dedication. We will continue to provide clients with sophisticated and impartial valuation and consultancy advice."