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SINGAPORE, 9 June 2009 – Jones Lang LaSalle today announced that it has been appointed by Nokia, the world’s leading maker of mobile devices, to manage its facilities in Asia Pacific, excluding China. The appointment, which takes effect from June 2009 is the first time Nokia has outsourced management of its facilities in the region.
As part of the three-year outsourcing contract, Jones Lang LaSalle will manage Nokia’s facilities in 30 sites across 11 countries. The appointment was made after a comprehensive and competitive selection process that included major corporate real estate services firms.
Mr Jordi Martin, Managing Director, Integrated Facilities Management, Asia Pacific at Jones Lang LaSalle says, “We are honoured that Nokia has entrusted its real estate portfolio to Jones Lang LaSalle. The opportunity to focus our services on Nokia’s continuing initiative to reduce costs and enhance service delivery to their business units is very exciting for us. I am confident that this relationship will be highly beneficial to both our firms and will help Nokia enhance its competitive market position.”
“The telecommunications sector is one of the early adopters of outsourcing, together with the financial services and technology sectors. Nokia is recognized for its excellence in technology innovation and this outsourcing decision reinforces Nokia’s position as a leading innovator in the telecommunications sector,” adds Mr Martin.
About Jones Lang LaSalle’s Integrated Facilities Management
Jones Lang LaSalle is the market leader in facilities management services in Asia Pacific. We provide a comprehensive scope of services for more than 110 corporate clients totalling over 130 million sq ft of space across the region. Our team of over 3,500 workplace, technical and support staff across 88 cities and 16 countries drive consistent, high-quality service delivery and best practice for our clients.
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