News release

JLL appoints Kelly Howe CFO, Markets Advisory

New role will focus on positioning firm’s Markets Advisory business for long-term growth

November 09, 2023

Allison Heraty

Global PR
+1 312 228 3128

CHICAGO, Nov. 9, 2023 – Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL) announced today the appointment of Kelly Howe as CFO, Markets Advisory effective January 8, 2024. Greg Conley, who held the position of CFO for both Markets Advisory and Capital Markets, will now focus on the role of CFO, Capital Markets.

Based in Chicago, Howe will report to global CFO Karen Brennan. In her role, she will serve as strategic partner to CEO, Markets Advisory Andy Poppink, providing partnership, insights and expertise to his team as they execute our Markets Advisory strategy and continue to position the business for long-term growth.

Howe joins JLL with more than two decades of experience from Boston Consulting Group, most recently serving as CFO for North America. Her extensive financial leadership experience in the professional services sector includes serving as a member of Boston Consulting Group’s Global and North America Finance teams.

Kelly Howe, JLL

“Kelly’s significant finance, professional services and leadership experience will help drive the continued growth of our Markets Advisory business,” said Brennan. “Kelly will work closely with our Markets Advisory leaders across the globe to provide partnership, insights and expertise which will help drive performance, enable financial growth, and enhance our leadership position in the market.”

Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Washington and an MBA in Management & Strategy, Finance from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management.

About JLL

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