Colliers, Canada’s diversified professional services and investment management company has announced the appointment of Ramesh Nair as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for India and Managing Director, Market Development for Asia, effective immediately.
Before joining Colliers, Nair was working with JLL India as CEO & Country Head. He joined JLL in 1999 and was leading over 12,000 people.
Nair has experience working across diverse asset classes and markets, advising leading domestic and multinational owners, investors, and occupiers. Based in Mumbai, he will partner with Sankey Prasad, Chairman & Managing Director of Colliers in India, to lead the business.
On Nair’s appointment said John Kenny, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific said, “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,”
As Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Nair will use 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.
“I welcome Ramesh to the Colliers team and look forward to collaborating with him to drive exceptional results for our clients. 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. When powered with Ramesh’s enterprising approach, Colliers is set to lead the industry into the future,” said, Sankey Prasad, Chairman & Managing Director, Colliers India.
“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,” said Nair.