Professional services and investment management firm Colliers has announced the appointment of Badal Yagnik as chief executive officer, India, effective immediately. He will be based in Gurgaon.
In his role as CEO, Badal is expected to drive further growth and profitability for the firm.
Before joining Colliers, Badal held the position of managing director at Cushman and Wakefield.
“An exceptional leader and real estate industry veteran, he has been credited with establishing robust cross-border teams while creating some of the most profitable businesses in India. We are excited to see him put his skills and experience to use, guiding our rapidly growing India business into its next phase,” said John Kenny, Colliers’ Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific.
For close to three decades, Badal has been devising successful end-to-end real estate strategies for key corporate occupiers and developers. He has represented numerous corporations and professional service firms at local, regional, national, and international levels.
“I am confident that Badal will drive stellar growth for the organisation with his exceptional capabilities. He has a strong track record of leading teams to deliver high value and supporting clients in achieving their business goals. With cutting-edge market expertise and remarkable strategic proficiencies, he will undoubtedly lead the industry into the future,” said Sankey.
“This is an incredible time for the Indian real estate industry, as our country is poised to deliver higher growth to the global economy. I look forward to collaborating with Sankey and the leadership team to unlock the company's significant potential for our clients, people, and other stakeholders,” said Badal.