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Jones Lang LaSalle Appoints New Head of Hotels and Hospitality Russia & CIS

David Jenkins Joins from Cushman & Wakefield


David Jenkins Head of Hotels and Hospitality Russia Jones Lang LaSalle
London Moscow, 4th March 201
3 – Jones Lang LaSalle has confirmed that David Jenkins is to join the firm as Head of Hotels & Hospitality, Russia & CIS. David joins Jones Lang LaSalle from Cushman & Wakefield Russia where for the last three years he has lead their Hospitality department.

David Jenkins has outstanding experience with almost 25 years spent in the hospitality and hotel industry with a particular focus on Russia. Starting his Moscow career in hotel operations with Starwood, he moved to Interstate Hotels & Resorts in 1997. During his almost 10-year tenure he has occupied a variety of positions in the three Moscow Marriott hotels, culminating in a three-year role as Director of Operations for the Marriott Aurora Hotel. In 2006 he moved into hospitality consulting, helping to establish the Horwath HTL Moscow office as its country director. In 2008 David joined DTZ to open the company’s Russian Hospitality office, subsequently leaving in May 2010 to set up the hospitality practice at Cushman & Wakefield Russia.

At Jones Lang LaSalle, David will be managing the Hotels & Hospitality Group for Russia & CIS, leading its ongoing consulting and investment projects and securing new and exciting mandates. The hotel real estate services of Jones Lang LaSalle include feasibility studies, resort development, valuations, asset management and operator search, as well as investment consulting and support.
 
Christoph Härle, CEO Continental Europe, Hotels & Hospitality Group, Jones Lang LaSalle, commented: “David brings to the role a wealth of sector experience and we are delighted that David will join the Hotels & Hospitality group. As a recognized authority in the hospitality business it reaffirms our position as the leading hotel real estate advisor and further bolsters one of our key markets. I am very confident that with David, his team and our platform, we will continue to expand our market-leading position in hotel real estate services in Russia & CIS.”