Savills India appoints Anurag Mathur as CEO and Pankaj Sharma as CFO/ COO
– Expanded business to operate from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad
New Delhi, October 11, 2018:International real estate advisor Savills today announces the planned expansion of its Indian business into a full-service platform.
The expanded Savills India business will be led by new CEO, Anurag Mathur, and will initally operate from offices in New Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mumbai with a focus on delivering the best real estate advice and services for its clients. Anurag is an industry veteran, with in excess of 24 years experience in the Indian real estate sector, most recently as the Head of Project and Development Services and Emerging Businesses for JLL in India. Before that he spent 14 years at Cushman & Wakefield India where he was one of the founding members, holding various senior positions, the last being the Managing Director and Country Head.
Joining with Anurag Mathur is Pankaj Sharma who is appointed as CFO / COO Savills India. Pankaj brings more than 20 years of experience in Finance and Operations in the Indian real estate industry. He served previously with Cushman & Wakefield for 18 years in various roles in India and APAC, ultimately as CFO for India.
Savills will continue to invest in Savills India to broaden the business over the coming years.
Talking about the expansion, Christian Mancini, CEO, Savills Asia Pacific (ex-Greater China), said “India is a strategic opportunity for Savills continued expansion in Asia. The country is a key growth engine of the global economy and has accelerated its significance with continued economic development and a highly talented workforce resulting in it being a preferred destination of global capital. Our aim to offer a full suite of integrated services to Occupier, Investor and Developer clients in the key locations in India.”
On his appointment to lead Savills India operations, Anurag Mathur said, “This is a very exciting opportunity for me and I am proud to have the chance to build and lead an iconic brand as we develop the business in India.”
On the expansion, Savills Group CEO Jeremy Helsby said “I am delighted to welcome Anurag and his Management team in their new role as leaders of a new and exciting Savills business in India. I wish Anurag and his team every success for the future.”