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JLL names Pieter Hendrikse as CEO Netherlands

​JLL has appointed Pieter Hendrikse, 49, as CEO of its growing Netherlands business, effective November 1, 2017. He replaces Vincent Querton who left JLL earlier this year. JLL has offices in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Eindhoven, serving both investor and occupier clients, and employs approximately 220 people.

Mr Hendrikse brings more than 25 years' experience in real estate, recently as CEO Europe, Middle East and Africa at CBRE Global Investors, formerly ING Real Estate Investment Management, where he had worked since 1999 based in The Hague and Schiphol. He was also a member of the Global Executive Committee, Global Investment Committee and Global Leader of Sustainability for the business.

Mr Hendrikse has also been involved with many industry associations such as INREV, where he was the co-founder and is now an honorary member. He is currently ULI Europe executive committee member, and served as Board member of DUFAS, the Dutch Fund and Asset Management Association, where he represented the real estate sector in the Netherlands for the Dutch fund and asset management industry.

"We are delighted to welcome Pieter to JLL as the new leader of our Netherlands business. He's a true real estate professional with a proven track record for success, and is an outstanding business leader. He brings with him vast industry experience both in the Netherlands and in a broader EMEA context that make him the right choice to inspire and lead the continued growth and evolution of our business in the Netherlands," said Frank Pörschke, President EMEA Markets, JLL.

Mr Hendrikse added, "This is an exciting time for European real estate with influences coming from many angles. Digital advancements, the evolving political and economic landscape and the growing importance of sustainability and corporate responsibility are creating new opportunities and challenges for real estate investors and occupiers alike. I'm really looking forward to joining JLL and to contributing to the continued success of its team and its clients."