JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group today announced the appointment of Tao Zhou as Managing Director and Head of Greater China. Based in Shanghai, Tao assumed the newly-created role on 15 July and will draw on his extensive Greater China hospitality experience to facilitate the next phase of growth for the business in this priority market.
“Greater China represents a significant growth opportunity for hospitality industry participants, backed by supportive demographic and consumption trends. Tao’s appointment will position JLL strongly to facilitate the next phase of this market’s development,” says Mike Batchelor, CEO, Asia Pacific, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group.
For JLL, Tao will have oversight for the Hotels & Hospitality Group’s advisory, asset management and investment sales activities across Greater China. He will also join the business’ executive committee from 15 July. In his new role, Tao will report to Xander Nijnens, Managing Director, Head of Advisory & Asset Management, Asia Pacific, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group, and Nihat Ercan, Senior Managing Director, Head of Investment Sales, Asia Pacific, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group.
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