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New Executive Vice President to join JLL MENA Hotels MEA’s Team

Jalil Mekouar, Managing Director of JLL MENA Hotels, Middle East and Africa, the world's first and leading global hotel investment services firm


​​​Jalil Mekouar, Managing Director of JLL MENA Hotels, Middle East and Africa, the world's first and leading global hotel investment services firm, today announced the appointment of Stewart Coggans as Executive Vice President joining the MEA Hotel Advisory Team.

Stewart joined JLL MENA Hotels in September 2011 and has over 15 years hotel and commercial real estate experience. He has significant valuation and investment experience in the UK and Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) and has completed assignments in over 20 different countries. Prior to joining JLL MENA Hotels, Stewart held Regional Partner and Regional Director positions with international professional services firms; and has most recently been working for a large privately owned real estate developer in Central & Eastern Europe. Stewart holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Estate Management from Heriot-Watt University, in Edinburgh and is a qualified Chartered Surveyor. 

Commenting on his appointment, Jalil Mekouar, Managing Director of JLL MENA Hotels MEA said:

“I am delighted to welcome Stewart to the team. His vast international experience will be integral to the wider success and development of the regional hotel business. Many of our clients across the region will immensely benefit from Stewart’s wide knowledge base and senior level relationships across EMEA. From a leadership perspective, he will greatly contribute to our regional hotel business in the MEA region.”

Stewart Coggans, Executive Vice President, JLL MENA Hotels MEA added:

“This is an interesting time for the MEA hotel industry and I am hugely excited by the opportunities the region offers. JLL MENA Hotels is in a market leading position and I am thrilled to build on its success. I look forward to working with my new colleagues and contribute to further building our business in the region.”