Stephanie Plaines

Global Chief Financial Officer

Stephanie is responsible for maintaining the company’s financial strength.

As a member of the Global Executive Board, Stephanie shapes and delivers JLL’s strategic vision and transformation agenda.

Stephanie joined JLL in 2019, bringing extensive financial leadership expertise and experience working in complex, dynamic landscapes. Previously, she served in CFO roles at Starbucks, Walmart and Ahold Delhaize. She has also held various finance positions at PepsiCo and UBS.

A dual citizen of Switzerland and the U.S., Stephanie is fluent in English, German and French. She has lived and worked around the globe, holding senior responsibilities in China, France, Switzerland, the UK and the U.S.   

Stephanie earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a BSc in International Finance from the University of Florida. She also completed the Harvard Business School Executive Education program.

Outside JLL, Stephanie serves as an Advisory Board Member of the Retail Finance Leaders Roundtable, the Business Analytics MA Program at Cal Polytechnic University, and the Center for Coaching and Leadership at Babson College.