JLL has appointed Cynthia Kantor as chief product officer for its corporate solutions business to transform JLL’s current services and solutions into scalable products and bring new products to market. In this newly created role, she will lead the team responsible for managing a portfolio of compelling offerings that help clients enhance business performance. Kantor is based in Atlanta and reports to Neil Murray, global CEO, JLL corporate solutions.
“Cynthia is a visionary leader with a 25-year track record of driving growth and leading transformation in a large, global organization,” said Murray. “In an environment of rapid and constant disruption, she will be a leader in developing the next wave of products that empower our clients to position their organizations for success by addressing critical business and workplace challenges and opportunities."
Kantor joins JLL after more than two decades at GE where she served in various global product, portfolio and business management and marketing leadership roles in the Power, Aviation and Corporate Audit businesses. Most recently as Senior General Manager, Contractual Services, GE Gas Power, she managed the expansion and adaptation of product offerings to reflect changing client needs while transforming the global operating model to drive consistency across regions. Prior to that, she led product management and marketing for several divisions within GE Power & Water. She has also lectured at Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business on the topics of managing innovation risk and leadership development in product management.
“Businesses have only scratched the surface in realizing the potential for workplaces to serve as a strategic lever for broader business objectives such as talent attraction, employee productivity and financial performance,” said Kantor. “I am excited to work with JLL’s talented team to transform our core services and solutions into scalable products that quickly adapt ahead of clients’ rapidly changing needs—ultimately shifting how we solve client challenges and help them grow their businesses.”