Jones Lang LaSalle, the leading global real estate money management and services firm, received the General Motors 2007 Supplier of the Year award for its significant contributions to GM’s global product and performance achievements. The 16th annual award — themed the “Best of the Best” — was given during ceremonies Saturday, April 26 at the Sawgrass Marriott Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla.
“GM is proud to honor Jones Lang LaSalle as one of our Supplier of the Year winners in 2007,” said Bo Andersson, GM group vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “This award is our way of telling the winners that we appreciate all of their efforts in working together with GM to manufacture world-class vehicles.
“Jones Lang LaSalle is among the best of the best,” he continued. “They understand that our mutual success can only be achieved by sharing common goals and priorities.”
“This recognition from one of the leading companies in the world demonstrates that our client-focused service delivery model emphasizing best practices and innovation creates real value,” said Peter Roberts, CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle Americas.
“It is a great pleasure to work alongside the dedicated and collaborative GM team, and a great honor to be recognized as Supplier of the Year,” said Lynette Wagner, Executive Vice President of Jones Lang LaSalle and manager of the General Motors relationship.
The GM Supplier of the Year award began as a global program in 1992. Winners are selected by a global team of executives from purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and logistics who base their decisions on supplier performance in quality, service, technology and price. This year, General Motors honored 92 suppliers for their outstanding performance throughout 2007.
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2007 global revenue of $2.7 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle has approximately 170 offices worldwide and operates in more than 700 cities in 60 countries. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.2 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with approximately $49.7 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site,