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Siddharth Taparia JLL

JLL Names Global Chief Marketing Officer

JLL has named Siddharth Taparia to the global role of chief marketing officer. Based in Dallas, he will be responsible for the company’s global marketing strategy and will oversee all marketing activities worldwide. 

“As the real estate industry evolves in response to macro trends including rising capital allocations, sustainability, technology transformation and increasing commercial real estate outsourcing, Siddharth’s proven success as an innovator and strategic marketer will be instrumental in positioning JLL’s full capabilities to the market,” said Christian Ulbrich, JLL CEO.  

Prior to JLL, Taparia was global head of corporate brand and experience marketing at SAP, a market leader in enterprise application software. During his career to date, he has held several leadership positions across marketing, strategy, consulting, product management, and mergers and acquisitions. 

Taparia is also an accomplished author and advisor on data privacy, cloud computing and value-driven marketing.  

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