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St. Petersburg, Moscow

Agnieszka Nowak Appointed the New Marketing Director of SEC Galeria in St. Petersburg

With an exceptional marketing experience in a real estate showpiece she will strengthen the management team

St. Petersburg-Moscow, 21 June 2012 – Jones Lang LaSalle announced that Agnieszka Nowak joined the company’s Retail Property Management team as a Marketing Director of SEC Galeria (St.Petersburg).

Agnieszka is highly recognized as a leading marketing expert in shopping centre industry. In Jones Lang LaSalle she will focus on further sharpening the image of SEC Galeria, planning, coordination and implementation of successful marketing campaigns.

In 2003 Agnieszka graduated from Academy of Humanities and Economics (Lodz, Poland) with a degree in management and marketing. In 2005 she hold a postgraduate course in Public Relations in University of Lodz.

Agnieszka has a long-standing marketing experience. She joined Jones Lang LaSalle from Apsys Management Ltd., the company responsible for managing Manufactura – the biggest and one of the most successful shopping-cultural-entertainment centres in Europe where she was holding the position of Marketing Director for 6 years and was responsible for creating and coordination of marketing strategies and campaigns.

Her professional experience also includes working in Airport named after Wladislaw Stanislaw Reymont in Lodz and Corre Group Advertising Agency. Agnieszka has more than 10 international and especially ICSC marketing awards credited to her name, including prestigious ICSC Golden Maxi Marketing Award 2009 and ICSC Golden Solal Marketing Award in 2010.

Agnieszka Nowak commented on her appointment: “Bringing my experience to such a perspective project makes this a very exciting opportunity for me. Due to its superb location and high quality tenant mix SEC Galeria has an outstanding market potential and we are planning to maximize its current success by implementing extraordinary marketing campaigns – one of the examples is recent Shopping Night held in April 2012 that became a long-expected and exceptionally successful event for the whole city.”

Agnieszka will strengthen the management team of the shopping centre which is headed by Allard Thiadens – the professional with outstanding market experience who managed several MEGA and IKEA malls in Russia.

Togrul Gonden, National Director, Head of Retail Property Management, Jones Lang LaSalle, Russia & CIS, mentioned: “Galeria is a landmark for St-Petersburg citizens & visitors and it was a prerogative for us to find a Marketing Director having experienced a similar situation. We were eager to recruit a high profile candidate for this high profile mandate and we are very happy Agnieszka could join our team. She will bring more international know-how to the project.”

Jones Lang LaSalle was appointed by the developer and owner of SEC Galeria BRIZ, as the Property and Asset Manager in the beginning of 2012. Jones Lang LaSalle provides the full range of Property and Asset Management services: Re-leasing, Accounting, Marketing, Tenant Relations Management, Lease Administration, Marketing, Operations and Commercialization.

SEC Galeria with a total leasable area of 94,000 sq m benefits from the central location in the centre of St. Petersburg at the intersection of Ligovskoy and Nevskiy avenues, near to the Moscow railway station. Ploschad’ Vosstaniya, Ligovskiy Prospekt and Mayakovskaya metro stations are situated within a walking distance to the centre. Among the 300 tenants of Galeria 70 mainly fashion brands entered the St. Petersburg market through Galeria out of which 7 were even new to the Russian market. The entertainment areas of Galeria include a 10-screen multiplex cinema (Formula Kino 5,500 sq m), a bowling center with 27 lanes (Sapsan 3,157 sq m) and a children entertainment zone (Happylon) on the 5th floor. In addition to a food court various restaurants such as IL Patio, Dve Palochki, Dyuzhina, T.G.I. Friday’s and the Ginza project “Bakhlazan” are located on the 4th floor.

About Jones Lang LaSalle
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