Jill Kouri

Chief Marketing Officer, Americas

Jill is responsible for the firm's marketing and communications activities in the region stretching from Canada to Argentina.

Jill’s diverse career in marketing spans more than 25 years. She joined JLL as CMO in 2014, after 14 years at Accenture, where she held increasingly senior roles. Most recently, she led global marketing for the company’s largest unit, a $6.8 billion business that includes retail, consumer goods, and life sciences.

Based in Chicago, Jill oversees JLL’s business development, branding, public relations, and internal communications. She leads more than 250 individuals who advance the firm's growth through marketing efforts.

Jill earned a journalism degree with a specialization in public relations from Bowling Green State University, where she was the editor of the college newspaper. After graduating, Jill worked in B2B public relations and communications for nine years.

A strong believer in the advancement of women in the workplace, Jill is a member of Advancing Women Executives (AWE) and has been a long-time supporter of Dress for Success, serving on the not-for-profit organization’s advisory council. She was named a 2016 Woman of Influence by the Chicago Business Journal.

In her spare time, Jill enjoys spending time with her husband, Craig, and her two children, Sophia and Joey. She stays active with yoga, Pilates, and the occasional ski trip.