ATLANTA-Leslie Whatley, senior vice president of global real estate and client services for Jersey City, NJ-based JP Morgan Chase, is the new chairman of Atlanta-based CoreNet Global, a 7,500-member international corporate real estate association. Whatley succeeds Sean B. McCourt of Fort Motor Land Services Corp.

The CoreNet board also elected Jeffrey Elie as chairman-elect and John F. Igoe as treasurer. Elie is vice president of real estate and facilities for Kaplan Inc. in New York City. Igoe is vice president, commercial development, Sares Regis Group of Northern California, and was formerly vice president of real estate and site services for Palm Solutions Group, a unit of Palm Inc. He is from Milpitas, CA.

Other newly elected, three-year-term board members are Roy Cloudsdale, vice president, corporate clients, Johnson Controls Inc., Mississauga, ON; and Mark Golan, vice president of Workplace and Worldwide Real Estate for Cisco Systems Inc., San Jose, CA. Joe S. Tibensky, manager of international property and real estate for Federal Express Corp., is a new associate board member representing Canada.

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