tml Partners appoints new Global Head of Brand and Communications for JLL, reporting to Office of the CEO

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Tom Morgan-Harris and Charlie Green partnered with JLL’s global board to appoint Lewis Woodward to the newly created role of Global Head of Brand and Communications. Based in London and reporting into the office of the CEO, Christian Ulbrich, the role is responsible for the company’s global brand and communication strategy and will oversee all regional and local communications activities. Lewis will focus on strengthening JLL’s brand worldwide, building on its reputation as a purpose-driven, sustainable leader in real estate and pioneering technology.

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for their clients, their people and their communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $18.0 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 94,000. For more information, visit

“Lewis’s experience and global oversight will be instrumental in differentiating JLL’s brand aligned with our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world. With technology innovation at the heart of everything we do, Lewis will focus in this new role on showcasing how we bring our digital focus together with our brand and purpose every day.”

Christian Ulbrich, Global CEO, JLL


Taryn Karchmar, JLL’s Head of Global Executive Recruiting, commented on her experiences working with tml Partners;

 “I had the pleasure of partnering with Charlie Green and Tom Morgan-Harris to identify JLL’s new Global Head of Brand and Communications, a critical and highly visible position within our organization.  Our requirements were unique and the need to find an experienced leader with a strong global reach, ability to navigate through a complex matrixed organization, and exceptional executive presence were key requirements.  Charlie and Tom took the time to learn our business and understand our key drivers.  They were patient when our needs shifted throughout the search and were highly responsive to all of our requests.  Additionally, they demonstrated deep knowledge of the market and the brand/communications space.  We are very pleased with our selected candidate who will focus on strengthening JLL’s brand worldwide, building on our reputation as a purpose-driven, sustainable leader in real estate and pioneering technology.  We look forward to our continued partnership with TML Partners.”

Taryn Karchmar, Head of Global Executive Recruiting, JLL


Lewis Woodward, previously a Partner and Global Communications Leader at EY, has held global brand marketing and communications leadership roles at Informa, Datamonitor and Regus.

“I am delighted to be joining JLL at a time of unprecedented change in the industry. The approach JLL is taking to re-imagine real estate through technology innovation, along with its strong commitment to sustainability and sense of purpose, sets a platform for genuine transformation which I am looking forward to being a part of.”

 “tml Partners offer a world class service and total professionalism from beginning to end. Honest and transparent – a pleasure to work with.”

Lewis Woodward, Global Head of Brand and Communications, JLL


tml Partners is an international corporate communications and executive marketing recruitment firm. Exercising control over how information flows from an organisation to the broader public is more critical than ever. At tml Partners we specialise in sourcing and placing highly skilled board level communications and corporate affairs talent.

Tom Morgan-Harris leads the Corporate Affairs practice at tml Partners and is currently partnering with leading brands across financial services, professional services and technology markets. To learn more about how tml Partners can support the growth of your communications function, please get in touch at

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