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Jones Lang LaSalle Promotes Ramesh Nair to Chief Operating Officer - Business, India

Move to provide further impetus to the Firm's critical business verticals

Mumbai, India, Tuesday 13 August 2013: International property consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle has promoted Ramesh Nair, previously Managing Director-West India, to the role of Chief Operating Officer - Business, India. In addition to his current responsibilities of heading the Firm's western India business and oversight of research and marketing practices, he has been entrusted with stewardship of the Property and Asset Management vertical. Continuing to be based out of Mumbai, Ramesh Nair's enhanced role within the organisation’s leadership is effective from Aug 1, 2013.

Santhosh Kumar, CEO - Operations, Jones Lang LaSalle India says, “Ramesh is highly regarded across India amongst our clients and employees and this elevation is a testament to his contributions to the firm. Ramesh brings a strong background of handling multiple asset classes in multiple geographies and has consistently delivered exceptional results and has demonstrated principled leadership. Ramesh has been an influential member of the leadership in India for many years and has played a major role in shaping our overall strategy over the last few years as we have sought to strengthen and grow. This role advancement further empowers him to bring into play his demonstrated real estate business skills towards fortifying the India operations of our other highly critical business verticals. The promotion is in line with Jones Lang LaSalle India's organizational philosophy of constantly empowering its leaders to attain their optimum potential".
A widely acknowledged thought leader within the Indian real estate industry and the Firm, Ramesh Nair is more than prepared to take on the opportunities coming his way in his enhanced role. There is no doubt that his extensive experience of nearly 16 years within the IPC sector (14 of which are at Jones Lang LaSalle India), his exemplary track record in building the Firm's business in both the West and South India markets and strong relationships with developers, investors and occupiers will equip him to surpass all his previous performances.
"I look forward to working more closely with our clients and employees, to enhance our position across markets, drive growth, and produce excellent outcomes for clients and employees and am confident that together we will continue to advance our position as the country’s largest real estate service provider" says Ramesh Nair. "Real estate services is a highly people oriented business with our Property and Asset Management vertical having over 10,000 direct and indirect staff in India. The ability to attract, develop, retain and deploy talent has been the single biggest determinant of our competitive success in India."​