Jones Lang LaSalle has appointed Amr Kenawy as Head of Business Development MENA to support the residential team’s growing capability in this market. Amr has over 15 years’ experience in the real estate industry with a special focus on promoting UK residential developments and investment opportunities to the Middle East and North Africa Market.
Before joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Amr was the Global Head of the Sales Department of Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company managing all sales related operations in accordance with the organisations objectives. Amr hails from Egypt and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Ain Shams University, Cairo. Before joining Qatari Diar in 2008, he worked at several high profiles international companies in Egypt such as Regus Egypt, Hilton International Hotels and Starwood Hotels.
Commenting on his appointment, Amr says: “This initiative supports Jones Lang LaSalle’s ongoing commitment to strengthen their residential capability in the Middle East and is a further demonstration of the increased requirements coming out of this market.”
Peter Murray, Lead director – residential investment and development at Jones Lang LaSalle, also comments: “Jones Lang LaSalle has made a significant inroads into the growing residential market in the Middle East with the creation of a dedicated residential MENA business launched in 2013 and Amr’s appointment further strengthens our long-term commitment to this.”
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