Canada- headquartered real estate professional services and investment management firm Colliers today announced the appointment of two executive directors, Jagadish Mahendran and B Muralidharan, for its project management business in Karnataka to lead Greenfield projects within the region.
An industry expert and trusted thought leader with more than 22 years of experience, Mahendran has strong technical expertise in commercial projects, mixed-use, residential, high-end fitouts, master planning, and infrastructure/public realm projects in GCC countries (UAE, KSA, Oman & Qatar) and India.
With a track record of managing construction projects of $5 billion, Mahendran joins Colliers from SNC Lavalin Company, Riyadh. Prior to this, he worked with some leading consulting and contract companies in India and abroad.
Muralidharan joins Colliers from Riviera Infraprojects, where he held the designation of chief operating officer. Before this, he was part of Adani Realty and Sobha, where he worked for over 16 years, growing from a management trainee to assistant vice president- projects.
With nearly two decades of experience in project management and construction, Muralidharan is a well-recognised industry leader with a track record of delivering superior results. An enterprising professional, he is well versed in managing budgets with full P&L responsibility, negotiating high-level contracts, and building lasting relationships with vendors, clients, and partners.
“I am excited to welcome stellar industry leaders that are joining Colliers and the robust platforms that we have created in line with our enterprise growth strategy. These industry leaders are enterprising, passionate, and up-to-date with industry best practices and will bring a fresh perspective to accelerate the success of our clients,” said Sankey Prasad, chairman and managing director, Colliers India.
“I am excited to welcome senior Industry experts, like Jagadish and Muralidharan, to the project management team. They will collaborate closely to drive our project management and construction business growth across the region. We look forward to using the expertise of these leaders and the potential of our technology platforms to drive exceptional results for our business,” added Ramesh Nair, CEO, India and managing director, market development, Asia, Colliers.