Cushman & Wakefield announced today the appointment of Sanjay Dutt as Executive Managing Director, South Asia, Cushman & Wakefield.
In this new position, Sanjay will be responsible for leading Cushman & Wakefield's India operations along with spearheading the growth strategy for other South Asian markets including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal. Sanjay's key focus would be to manage and augment Cushman & Wakefield's highly successful India operations and to enhance the firm's service delivery capabilities to clients.
Sanjay Dutt will play an important role in increasing the company's market share in India and be responsible for assessing expansion opportunities in other emerging markets; thereby enabling integrated services, reach and widened scope of delivery to clients.
Sanjay will also join Cushman & Wakefield's regional Executive Leadership Council (ELC). ELC is the firm's apex executive body and think tank for strategy formulation and executive oversight of the business across Asia Pacific.
Sanjay Verma, CEO said, "This appointment is part of our overall growth strategy to create a dominant position for Cushman & Wakefield. In the last two years we have significantly augmented our talent pool across Asia and this is another step forward for us as we continue to build and invest in our business and our talent in the region. I am confident that Sanjay is an ideal leader and that he reflects our core values and strategic approach, to ensure accelerated growth of our market share across India and to deliver quality services to our clients."
Sanjay Dutt, Executive Managing Director, South Asia, said, "This is an exciting opportunity for me and I am proud to have the chance to lead the company to the next level of success in the fastest growing region in the world. C&W has a great pool of talent and I look forward to working with the team to maximize the synergies we see across the region to create even greater value for our clients and employees."
Sanjay Dutt, with over 20 years of experience as a real estate professional and entrepreneur, is a well respected business leader in the Indian market. Sanjay has held management positions at various firm including CB Richard Ellis and Jones Lang LaSalle India. He is also on the board of RE Zone, a real estate fund in India.
He succeeds Anurag Mathur who will be moving on from Cushman & Wakefield India after 13 successful years with the company.