Former Cushman & Wakefield India Head Anurag Mathur Joins Jones Lang LaSalle India
MUMBAI, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
He Will Head Jones Lang LaSalle's Project Management Services & Emerging Businesses
Leading international property consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle India has appointed Anurag Mathur as CEO - Project & Development Services and Head - Emerging Businesses. He was formerly Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield, where he led pan-India operations. Anurag Mathur brings with him eighteen years of hands-on experience in diverse real estate services.
In his new role at Jones Lang LaSalle India, Anurag will bring into play his extensive expertise in various aspects of the real estate business. As CEO for Project Management Services, his unmatched experience in building engineering and project management will play a crucial role in fortifying and expanding one of the firm's most stellar business lines.
"Jones Lang LaSalle India has delivered an outstanding performance in 2011-12, and we are on a concerted growth trajectory," says Anuj Puri, Chairman & Country Head, Jones Lang LaSalle India. "With his wealth of experience, Anurag Mathur is uniquely positioned to add value to several key businesses of the firm. He will play a significant role in furthering the growth of the project management business and also in advancing our business lines such as residential services and various upcoming strategic initiatives."
From the firm's perspective, Anurag Mathur's experience in project management is going to be a key factor. Jones Lang LaSalle's project management division has over 81 million square feet of area delivered and under management, and more than 75 million square feet under auditing and advisory. Anurag will contribute significantly to maintaining and increasing the company's stature as the country's leading provider of project/construction management services.
He will also be part of Jones Lang LaSalle's India Leadership Council (ILC), the core executive board of the firm's senior leadership, which provides focus, business strategy and governance to the India business.
"As a real estate services professional, the move to Jones Lang LaSalle is a logical transition for me," states Anurag Mathur. "Over the years, I have been witness to the transformational growth of Jones Lang LaSalle globally as well as in India. It is one of the most admired and leading brands in the real estate space. The firm has an imposing operational platform that offers me a whole new dimension of professional possibilities to explore. I am enthusiastic about being able to utilise my core competence in growing the company's Project Management business, but equally excited to lead the Emerging Businesses segment towards the next phase of quantum growth for the organisation," Mr. Mathur concludes.
About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2011 global revenue of $3.6 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 2.1 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company's investment management business, is one of the world's largest and most diverse in real estate with $47.7 billion of assets under management.
Jones Lang LaSalle has over 50 years of experience in Asia Pacific, with over 22,000 employees operating in 8 offices in 14 countries across the region. The firm was named the Best Property Consultancy in Asia Pacific at 'The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2011 in association with Bloomberg Television'. For further information, please visit our website, www.ap.joneslanglasalle.com
About Jones Lang LaSalle India
Jones Lang LaSalle is India's premier and largest professional services firm specializing in real estate. With an extensive geographic footprint across eleven cities (Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kochi, Chandigarh and Coimbatore) and a staff strength of over 4800, the firm provides investors, developers, local corporates and multinational companies with a comprehensive range of services including research, analytics, consultancy, transactions, project and development services, integrated facility management, property and asset management, sustainability, industrial, capital markets, residential, hotels, health care, senior living, education and retail advisory.
The firm was named the Best Property Consultancy in India at 'The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2012.