CHICAGO,– Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL) today announced Jeetu Patel has been nominated for election as an independent, non-executive member of its Board of Directors at the company’s 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 29, 2019.
Patel has more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in enterprise software companies. He is the Chief Product Officer and Chief Strategy Officer at Box, Inc., a leading enterprise cloud content management platform. Prior to this role, Patel served as Chief Strategy Officer and SVP of Platform at Box, Inc., where he led the creation of the Box Platform business unit, overseeing product strategy, marketing and developer relations. His previous roles include General Manager and Chief Executive of the Syncplicity business unit of EMC (now part of Dell) and President of Doculabs, a research and advisory firm focused on collaboration and content management.
Patel currently serves on the board of HackerRank. He earned a B.S. in Information Decision Sciences from the University of Illinois Chicago.
“We look forward to welcoming Jeetu to our Board,” said Sheila Penrose, Chairman of the JLL Board of Directors. “His unique perspective on the world’s changing digital landscape will strengthen our accomplished and diverse group.”
“Jeetu’s expertise in emerging technologies will help JLL drive our leadership position in real estate digital and data, and the innovative technology services we provide our clients,” added Christian Ulbrich, Global CEO of JLL.
Current members of the Board include, in addition to Penrose and Ulbrich, Hugo Bagué, Matthew Carter, Samuel A. Di Piazza, Jr., Dame DeAnne Julius, Ming Lu, Bridget Macaskill, Martin H. Nesbitt and Ann Marie Petach.
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