Colliers International, a real estate consultancy and investment management firm, said on Wednesday that Ramesh Nair has been named CEO for India and managing director, market development for Asia, with immediate effect.
Nair comes to Colliers from JLL India, where he was CEO and Country Head, overseeing over 12,000 employees. Ramesh has a strong track record of achievement and a reputation as a market leader since joining JLL in 1999.
He has advised major local and global owners, investors, and occupiers across a wide range of asset classes and markets. Nair, who will be based in Mumbai, will manage the company with Sankey Prasad, Chairman and Managing Director of Colliers India.
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“We are delighted to have Ramesh join us to lead and accelerate the success of our clients and our people in one of the largest and most dynamic economies in the world. His experience and leadership skills will be particularly relevant to our clients in the region and around the world as they seek opportunities in the post-Covid economy,” said John Kenny, CEO, Colliers-Asia Pacific.
Nair will create services, increase customer connections, and recruit additional bright people to the firm as managing director of market development in Asia.
“The Colliers business in India has grown significantly in the last few years, and we have accelerated our growth plans in this exciting economy. Our unparalleled focus on providing outstanding client outcomes remains at the forefront of our success,” said Sankey Prasad.
“I was attracted by Colliers’ reputation as the fastest growing real estate services firm in India. I am impressed by Colliers’ strategic acquisitions including India’s leading project management firm Synergy and thrilled to be a part of this growth story,” Nair said. “Colliers’ decentralised operating model, enterprising culture, service excellence mindset and global brand make me excited about what we can achieve for our clients in India and Asia.”