JLL announces two fresh additions for its leadership team within Asia. Farazia Basarah was named as the country head for Indonesia as well as Robert Lay has been appointed as the senior director of capital markets, debt advisory, Asia Pacific.
Farazia is succeeding James Allan, recently promoted to CEO of JLL Middle East and Africa. As the country’s head, Farazia is responsible for JLL’s activities in Indonesia as well as overseeing the advice and capital markets areas. She has been at JLL for more than 12 years and has played a an important role in the growth of JLL’s logistics, industrial and data center businesses in Indonesia.
“We’re certain that under Farazia’s leadership JLL will play a crucial role in helping our clients develop their companies throughout Indonesia,” says Chris Fossick as CEO for Southeast Asia at JLL.
Lay will take over responsibility the debt advisory program for Greater China, partnering with members of the larger JLL Capital Markets teams located across Hong Kong and Mainland China as well as across Asia Pacific. Lay will be reporting the executive director Theo Novak, JLL’s executive director of capital markets deals, Asia Pacific.
The new position will see Lay working at Hong Kong. Lay is joining JLL after a stint at his previous position at the Bank of China (New Zealand) which he worked at for a number of years, including the most recent head of corporate development, and also the acting chief of the corporate bank.