News Point: Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Manoj Sharan as Sr. Director and Head of Operations for its Integrated Facility Management (IFM) & Asset Management Services.
Based out of Gurgaon, Manoj will be responsible for maintaining and improving the quality of services provided by the company, thus ensuring maximum value for the clients and their occupants. He will also be partaking in business augmentation efforts of the division.
This appointment is in line the company’s endeavor to strengthen our talent team with best in class professionals who are motivated to provide highest value. Manoj would be reporting to Capt. Rajesh Sharma, Managing Director, IFM & Asset Services
Manoj has over 25 years of management experience, both at national and international levels, with large clients and multinationals. He has previously headed Facilities and Procurement divisions for various multinationals including GE Capital International, Dell & Lucent Technologies. In his last role he was Vice President, Corporate Services at Deutsche Bank AG.
Speaking on the appointment, Capt. Rajesh Sharma, “We have an ambitious vision for IFM & Asset Management Services business and this demands that we have an empowered national and city structure which is supported by centers of excellence that drive consistency, innovation and best practices. Hailing from the corporate side of the business, Manoj comes with a wealth of knowledge that complements well with the company’s endeavors. He will work closely with the regional heads to ensure smooth operations and enhance client satisfaction”.
Speaking on his new role, Manoj Sharan said, “I am excited to be a part of a winning team recognized for commitment to clients and in delivering outstanding results. I look forward to transmitting my experience and knowledge into my new role, thus further strengthening service delivery and client relationships”.
Integrated Facilities management and Asset Services have been an integral part of organized real estate. However, with the recent increase in investment from corporations and investments in real estate, the importance for the services have increased manifold.
With REITs in the anvil, asset services will assume greater importance in maintaining and enhancing the value of real estate for investors. The estimated size of REIT- able assets in India is pegged at USD 7.9 BN billion by 2020.