JLL appoints Stephanie Plaines as Global CFO

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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated has appointed Stephanie Plaines as Global Chief Financial Officer. She will report to CEO Christian Ulbrich and join the company’s Global Executive Board.

Plaines has extensive financial leadership experience across a wide variety of consumer, e-commerce and financial services companies in the United States as well as in China, France, Switzerland and the UK. Her most recent position was as CFO for the U.S. retail segment of Starbucks. Prior to that, she was CFO for the e-commerce and omni-channel businesses of Walmart’s Sam’s Club division. She also held various finance roles at global retailer Ahold Delhaize, PepsiCo and UBS.

Plaines earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science degree in International Finance from the University of Florida. She also participated in the Harvard Business School Executive Education program. She serves as an Advisory Board Member of the Retail Finance Leaders Roundtable, the Business Analytics MA Program at Cal Polytechnic University, and the Center for Coaching and Leadership at Babson College.

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