JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group has appointed
Bob Merrigan as Executive Vice President, Hotel Project Services.
Boasting an impressive list of hospitality
clients throughout Asia Pacific and the Indian Ocean, Bob brings
over 30 years of professional experience to JLL.
In his most recent post, Bob served as a
Vice President, Property Services, Asia Pacific for Outrigger
Hotels & Resorts, where he was responsible for the group’s
construction and renovation projects around the region.
Prior to Outrigger, Bob was a Partner in a
Bangkok-based consultancy firm following a 20+ year tenure with a
leading global consultancy firm, EC Harris.
At JLL, Bob will focus on providing planning and
technical services, project management support and hotel
development/renovation expertise on advisory and transactional
assignments across Asia Pacific. Bob will also drive the bidding,
conversion and set up of key project management assignments for
JLL’s hospitality clients throughout the region.
Based in JLL’s
Bangkok office, Bob will have a dual role, jointly supporting the
regional Project & Development Services (PDS) and Hotels &
Mike Walsh, Managing Director, Hotel Project
Services, JLL Asia Pacific said, “With Bob’s appointment, we are
looking to build on the great success that the Project &
Development Services team has been able to achieve for our
hospitality clients in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific, and
believe his addition will broaden our portfolio and increase the
level of joint assignments for the firm.”
Scott Hetherington, Chief Executive Officer,
Asia, Hotels & Hospitality Group added, “Bob’s expertise, coupled
with a new level of depth in the PDS service offering, will prove
to be a further differentiator of the value JLL can deliver to our
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