CBRE ropes in ex-Syngenta CHRO Parimal Galvankar as HR Head for India
CBRE South Asia Private Limited, a leading real estate consulting firm, has announced the appointment of Parimal Galvankar as Head- Human Resources for India. Prior to joining CBRE, most recently Parimal was working with Syngenta India as CHRO/ Head-HR.
In his new role, Parimal will oversee CBRE’s pan India human resources activities related to talent acquisition/recruitment, training and development, performance management, organization development, diversity, compensation, and benefits that will impact a workforce of more than 10,000 professionals across ten offices in India.
Commenting on the appointment, Anshuman Magazine, Chairman & CEO, India, South East Asia, Middle East & Africa, CBRE, said, “Parimal’s strong track record in creating and implementing collaborative processes to improve both employee experiences and business outcomes will be key to driving our continued growth in India. At CBRE, we have a very diverse talent pool ranging from consultancy, technology, research, and analytics, etc and we believe that his expertise will further strengthen processes and reinforce our people-first commitment across India.”
Galvankar on joining CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd. as Head of People function in India said, “I look forward to working with CBRE South Asia leadership to develop and implement a forward-looking HR strategy that will support our business, cultivate leadership, maximize diversity and further position CBRE as an employer of choice.”
With over 22 years of experience spanning across geographies and cultures, Parimal brings extensive domain knowledge, a strong focus on client outcomes, and broad operational experience to his new role.
Parimal holds a master’s degree in Human Resources from MILS and PGCB from XLRI Jamshedpur, and he has also worked with companies such as IBM, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Zensar Technologies, and Tata Motors previously.
CBRE Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2017 revenue). The company has more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 450 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.