Among Firm’s fastest-growing business lines, JLL’s FM ups the ante on the Future of Work
Mumbai, September 2017 – Leading international property consultants JLL India announced today strategic new appointments to further strengthen its facilities management (FM) business.
Nellie Samuel has joined as Regional Business Director, IFM (West India). She has over 24 years of experience and has worked with organizations like Knight Frank, Lazard Capital and Glenayre in the past. Nellie is one of the pioneers of the FM industry in India and she brings along rich experience in FM’s biggest business lines such as financial institutions, residential and commercial properties, including large oil refineries. She is ardent advocate for technology in FM services. In her last assignment as the Joint CEO and Executive Director of Knight Frank Property Services Private Limited, Nellie has played a key role in driving business growth for the country. She is also the Vice President of Mumbai Chapter of International Facility Management Association.
Raman Bountra has been appointed as Regional Business Director, IFM (North & East India). With more than 20 years of experience across industries, he has worked in marquee organizations like Monster.com, Marriott and Dell. In his last assignment as Business Head – Monster.com Gulf, Field and Tele Sales and Operations, Raman led operations across 5 locations delivering 25% quarter-on-quarter business growth. Prior to Monster.com, he was the Country Manager for Dell’s government sales business, where he was instrumental in delivering significant growth for the business.
“Disruption, uncertainty and innovation are hard realities for the FM industry as it grapples with the rapidly-changing nature of work and workplaces. At JLL, we have a strategy for the future as opposed to reacting to these changes as they come,” says Sandeep Sethi, MD – IFM West Asia. “Developing team leadership with vast experience across our entire services range has always been an important part of managing our facilities management business to ensure long term success. In an environment where rapid technological changes require increasing agility and speed to market, these key appointments to our team leadership will ensure that we stay ahead of the curve to deliver exceptional experiences for our clients.”
About JLL India
JLL is India’s premier and largest professional services firm specializing in real estate. With an extensive geographic footprint across 11 cities (Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kochi, Chandigarh and Coimbatore) and a staff strength of over 9,300 – 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 & asset management, sustainability, industrial, retail, capital markets, residential, hotels, health care, senior living, education and retail advisory. The firm was awarded the Property Consultant of the Decade at the 10th CNBC-Awaaz Real Estate Awards 2015 and the Best Property Consultancy, India at the International Property Awards Asia Pacific 2016-17.
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