Facilities Management Middle East
JLL appoints new country head in KSA
This decision comes at a momentous time when national efforts are being maximised toward boosting the Kingdom’s business environment
JLL, a professional services firm specialised in real estate, investment management, and development consultancy services, has appointed Saud Mohammed Alsulaimani as its country head in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This move will see Saud expanding and strengthening JLL’s presence in the country as a market leader in real estate with a focus on technology and sustainability. This decision comes at a momentous time when national efforts are being maximised toward boosting the Kingdom’s business environment and increasing the capacity of Saudi citizens in leadership positions in the private sector on the back of the Saudisation initiative.
“With Saudi Arabia focusing on economic diversification, there is an enormous opportunity for professional real estate companies to help the country in realising its vision, and we intend to be at the forefront of it,” said Thierry Delvaux, CEO of JLL Middle East, Africa and Turkey. “With his extensive experience, we are confident that Saud, as JLL’s country head in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will not only add enormous value to our business and clients but also help us in supporting the Kingdom in its transformation journey.
“It is an honor to join an industry leader like JLL and to support the Kingdom’s growth journey,” said Saud Alsulaimani, country head of JLL Saudi Arabia. “JLL’s growth in Saudi Arabia has been nothing short of remarkable, and I am excited to be a part of the journey ahead as we strengthen our position in the country while ensuring continued success and value for our clients.”
Prior to joining JLL, Alsulaimani was the executive director at the Tourism Development Fund, where he managed the Real Estate Development and Research department. He was also an independent Board Member of Al Rajhi REIT Publicly Traded Fund, delivering effective strategic counseling including the management of a diversified portfolio of real estate properties spread across multiple sectors and cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.