Global real estate services firm JLL has appointed Ross Ballantyne (pictured) as head of corporate solutions marketing, Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Ballantyne will focus on driving marketing and engagement in JLL’s Future of Work framework, a “unique” outlook on the changing world of work and its impact on the next generation of real estate.
He will report to Nicole Worthington, chief marketing officer, JLL Asia Pacific. Ballantyne was most recently the head of marketing, Asia Pacific at DHL Supply Chain for close to three years, and according to his LinkedIn, has been with the company for over seven years. As the head of marketing, he responsible for driving the marketing and external communications agenda across 14 countries in the region, to accelerate business growth and enhance customer retention rates.
Prior to that, Ballantyne was marketing manager, North Asia for 10 months, during which he was responsible for coordinating marketing activities across China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.
He also created digital marketing campaigns to drive awareness of DHL Supply Chain’s service offering and new growth opportunities, via online advertising, LinkedIn and electronic direct mailers. At DHL Supply Chain, Ballantyne also took on the role of marketing manager for the automotive industry across Europe. He also worked at JP Morgan Chase.
“We’re delighted to welcome Ross Ballantyne to JLL as head of corporate solutions marketing, JLL Asia Pacific. Ross’s extensive experience, gained both in the UK and Singapore, will be a great asset as we continue to develop and implement creative, innovative marketing strategies that deliver business growth and superior client experience,” Worthington said.