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Moscow

Christophe Vicic is the new Chairman of the AEB Real Estate Committee


Moscow, 10 May 2012 – Jones Lang LaSalle is glad to announce that Christophe Vicic, Chief Operating Officer, Russia & CIS, Jones Lang LaSalle, was appointed as the new Chairman of the AEB Real Estate Committee for the next 2 years. Formerly Christophe was a deputy Chairman of this Committee.

Christophe’s candidature was submitted to AEB Executive Board and ratified by Real Estate Committee members through voting. The appointment has been approved by AEB Executive Board at the April 2012 AGM.

Real Estate Committee was formed in 2003 as a part of the AEB working groups network representing the interests of European businesses in Russia. Committee aims at facilitating the exchange of information regarding real estate and development challenges in Russia, advising on existing procedures, bringing best practices in order to increase the attractiveness of foreign investment and establish a “bridge” between the AEB members, the Federal and Moscow Government, State Duma and other relevant governmental bodies.

Christophe Vicic, Chief Operating Officer, Jones Lang LaSalle, Russia & CIS, commented his appointment: “Last year I had an honor to be elected deputy Chairman of the AEB Real Estate Committee. All members of Committee have been working hard during last months to deliver valuable recommendations for the improvements of the Real Estate industry. It is a great pleasure to have been selected and voted Chairman of the Committee. I will endeavor to represent all the interests of the AEB business committee in the Real Estate arena.”


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 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 195 million square meters worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with $47.2 billion of assets under management.
In Russia and CIS Jones Lang LaSalle have offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kiev and Almaty. Jones Lang LaSalle, Russia was voted Consultant of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 at the Commercial Real Estate Awards, Moscow and Consultant of the Year at the Commercial Real Estate Awards 2009, St. Petersburg. For further information, please visit www.joneslanglasalle.ru


About the AEB
The Association of European Businesses was founded in 1995. This non-commercial organization represent the interest of more than 600 European companies in Russia. The AEB members are the digest multinational companies and small-scale enterprises. The AEB carries out activities to improve the Russian business and trade environment and to promote economic integration and partnership between the Russian Federation and the European Union.
AEB provides Russian and international media with high-quality information about its members activities and position towards the most actual international investment issues. For further information, please visit the web site http://aebrus.ru/