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Colliers ropes in three senior experts to further strengthen its service capabilities in Mumbai

1536 appoint three senior experts

These industry veterans have joined the Office Services and Project Management teams to drive Colliers’ aggressive expansionary strategy

MUMBAI, INDIA, January 20, 2022Leading diversified professional services and investment management firm Colliers (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) today announced the appointment of three senior executives, who have joined Colliers’ office in Mumbai, as part of its aggressive business growth and expansionary plan. Previously with JLL India, these industry veterans have a brilliant track record of leveraging their expertise to drive exceptional results for their clients.

An industry expert and trusted advisor to several large occupier clients, Kunal Kedari, joins Colliers as Executive Director, Office Services, Mumbai. Kedari has a proven track record of delivering large real estate transactions involving some of the most prominent Indian and global occupiers. He is deft at maximising transaction opportunities by investing in client relationships, as well as providing innovative and exceptional service.

Bringing to Colliers almost two decades of extensive industry experience, Harshada Pimpalkhare will join Colliers as Senior Director, Business Development, Project Management Services. Pimpalkhare will lead business development for corporate fit-outs for India and base build for West India. With her high proficiency in business development and design management, Pimpalkhare will aggressively support the acquisition of new clients and build a strong client base, across all service lines for Project Management. She has conscientiously built a strong and wide network of clients over the years.

Sunny Madnani has been appointed as Director, Office Services, Mumbai, and has 10 years of experience in the commercial real estate sector in Mumbai. He is an enterprising real estate professional who is known to provide actionable market insights to his occupier clients. He is also a results-oriented expert and his innovative and bespoke approach to client servicing would play an integral role in accelerating the success of Colliers’ clients in Mumbai.

Ramesh Nair, CEO, India and Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Colliers commented, “I am excited to welcome these industry experts to our Office Services and Project Management teams in Mumbai. Mumbai and the Western region of India are our strategic focus areas, where we have been aggressively investing in industry-leading talent. I am confident that with their strong expertise and enterprising spirit, our business in West India will leap forward by miles. We are looking to strengthen our capabilities with a broader range of services to better serve the evolving needs of our clients. With the joining of senior experts like Harshada, Kunal and Sunny, we are well poised to lead the industry in the West India market to maximise the potential of property to accelerate the success of our clients”.

 

Media Contact:

Sukanya Dasgupta

Director & Head, India Marketing & Communications

Sukanya.dasgupta@colliers.com

+91 9811867682

 

Riddhi Vira

Manager, Public Relations | India

riddhi.vira@colliers.com

+91 9619776362


About Colliers

Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 67 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership with significant insider ownership has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders. With annualized revenues of $3.0 billion ($3.3 billion including affiliates) and $40 billion of assets under management, we maximize the potential of property and accelerate the success of our clients and our people. Learn more at https://www.colliers.com/en-in  

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Ramesh Nair

Chief Executive Officer | India

Managing Director, Market Development | Asia

Mumbai (Regional Office)

Ramesh has over 24 years of experience in consulting across top-tier International Property Consultants (IPCs). As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), India & Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Ramesh drives Colliers India’s overall direction, strategy and growth. He is responsible for developing new client relationships, ensuring consistently superior levels of service delivery, and incubating new specializations. Having worked across diverse asset classes such as office, land, warehousing, industrial, retail, residential, data centers, and hotels advising leading domestic and multinational owners, investors, and occupiers, he aligns all business lines towards the firm’s strategy internally and externally.

He develops a country-wide growth plan, manages revenues, operating expenses, and profitability to drive results, identify trends, and take corrective action. Ramesh also creates our workforce to provide innovative future solutions and help clients define and deliver successful real estate projects of the highest quality. As Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Ramesh uses his considerable industry experience to add value beyond the boundaries of India and develop services, expand client relationships, and attract other talented professionals to the company. Ramesh also serves on the Colliers Asia Executive Board.

Before joining Colliers, Ramesh served as the CEO & Country Head of JLL India, where he oversaw the work and outputs of ~12,000 professionals working across transactions, consulting, and annuity businesses. During his tenure, he successfully grew the company to record heights. Previously, Ramesh held other leadership positions at JLL, such as COO – India; MD - West India; South India Markets Head; India Head of Land; MD – Industrial; MD – Chennai; and MD – Hyderabad. Ramesh was one of the youngest International Directors and Country Heads of JLL globally. He has also been a member of the Asia Pacific Executive Board of JLL and the J8, a group of JLL’s eight most prominent countries in terms of profits and revenues globally amongst 80 countries.

Easily one of the most recognizable persons in real estate in India, Ramesh is one of the influential thought leaders in the Industry. He has written widely for prominent publications like the Times of India and Economic Times. He frequently appears on business shows across leading business channels such as CNBC.

A firm believer in the value of education, he has been a guest lecturer at prestigious institutes such as IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Kolkata, ISB Hyderabad, JBIMS, and SP Jain.

 

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