JLL names John Newton Managing Director of Tétris Design & Build for the Czech Republic and Slovakia


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JLL has appointed John Newton to lead its Tétris Design and Build interior fit-out business in the Czech Republic, effective from April 2018. Based in Prague, John will oversee a team of workplace designers, architects, project and construction management experts, serving domestic and international clients across all real estate sectors.

Newton joins from global real estate services Colliers, where he was the head and founder of the building consultancy business practice. Originally from the UK, he relocated to the Czech Republic in 2005.

Prior to his role at Colliers, Newton held a leadership role at building consultancy firm Arcadis (formerly known as EC Harris) in Central Europe. Before relocating from the United Kingdom in 2005, Newton gained significant experience in the central London commercial refurbishment and fit out market, working for Tetris competitor Structuretone delivering multinational corporate requirements.

Franck Eburderie, CEO, EMEA, Tétris, said: "We are delighted to have John take the helm of our Tétris Design and Build business in the Czech Republic. I am confident that his true expertise and understanding of the market make him the perfect fit to drive the evolution of our business as part of our broader growth plans in the region."

Miroslav Barnáš, Managing Director, Czech Republic and Slovakia, JLL, commented: "Investing in the right talent is key to ensuring we can deliver what is best for our clients. John brings significant leadership and business development experience, which means he is perfectly placed to drive Tetris Design and Build's operations across Czech Republic and Slovakia."