JLL, India’s largest and leading International Property Consultancy, today announced the elevation of Karan Singh Sodi to Managing Director – Mumbai (MMR). Simultaneously, Sanjay Bajaj, Managing Director – Pune has been given strategic oversight of JLL’s Western India businesses, including Mumbai and Ahmedabad. He will also take on direct responsibility of the Firm’s Industrial Services division.
Karan Sodi has been with JLL India for over 16 years, headed the Mumbai Office Markets division for over 8 years, and has been instrumental in its exponential growth. He became a Regional Director in 2016 and will now also join JLL’s India Leadership Council (ILC).
Sanjay Bajaj – also a Regional Director and ILC member – has been given his new responsibilities on the back of his amply demonstrated leadership skills, results-oriented focus and process-driven approach. Serving with JLL India for over 11 years, he has been instrumental in setting up JLL’s Investment Sales platform in Pune, structured some of the largest land transactions and established an unmatched office and Industrial Services businesses there.
Santhosh Kumar, CEO – Operations & International Director, JLL India says, “Both these elevations are backed by extremely strong performance graphs, and are well-deserved and timely. Over the years, Karan Sodi has successfully led the Office brokerage business to make it the leading player within Mumbai’s commercial real estate space. He has excellent relationships with the Firm’s leading clients, been a strong champion of technology adoption, and also displayed a relentless focus on JLL’s Diversity agenda – women team members account for a third of the Mumbai Markets team. Likewise, under Sanjay Bajaj’s leadership, JLL’s Pune operations have retained the #1 market position in the city over the last 8 years.”
These key elevations are in line with JLL India’s strong reputation for rewarding exceptional performance and fast-tracking career moves and key leadership positions. Both Karan and Sanjay assumed their new and additional roles on 1 March 2017.