CBRE appoints Parimal Galvankar as the India HR Head

CBRE appoints Parimal Galvankar as the India HR Head
Jul 2020 , by , in Press Room

CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd., India’s leading real estate consulting firm today announced the appointment of Parimal Galvankar as the Head of People (HR) for India.

In his new role, Mr. Galvankar will oversee CBRE’s pan India human resources activities related to talent acquisition/recruitment, training and development, performance management, organization development, diversity, compensation and benefits that will impact a workforce of more than 10,000 professionals across 10 offices in India.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Anshuman Magazine, Chairman & CEO, India, South East Asia, Middle East & Africa, CBRE, said, “Parimal’s strong track record in creating and implementing collaborative processes to improve both employee experiences and business outcomes will be key to driving our continued growth in India. At CBRE, we have a very diverse talent pool ranging from consultancy, technology, research and analytics, etc and we believe that his expertise will further strengthen processes and reinforce our people first commitment across India.”

Mr. Galvankar on joining CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd. as Head of People function in India said, “I look forward to working with CBRE South Asia leadership to develop and implement a forward-looking HR strategy that will support our business, cultivate leadership, maximize diversity and further position CBRE as an employer of choice.”

With over 22 years of experience spanning across geographies and cultures, Mr. Galvankar brings extensive domain knowledge, strong focus on client outcomes and broad operational experience to his new role.

About Parimal Galvankar:

Mr. Galvankar has rich professional experience of 22+ years across multiple industries (IT, Agrochemical and Automotive) with Indian and global multinationals. He has worked in Learning & Development, Recruitment/Talent Acquisition, Organization Development, Compensation and Business Partner HR functions. He has lived and worked in multiple cities in India, has APAC experience and also completed a 2 year stint at the IBM global HQ in NY, USA.

He is a gold medallist in Personnel Management, Industrial Relations and HRD from Mumbai (Bombay) University. He also holds a PGCBM from XLRI, Jamshedpur and SPHR and GPHR certifications from HRCI, USA.

Mr. Galvankar joins CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd. from Syngenta AG, a Swiss MNC and a global leader in agrochemicals and seeds. At Syngenta AG, Parimal headed HR function for the India business, the APAC Shared Services Centre and the global Chemical Research Lab at Goa.

About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.

CBRE was the first International Property Consultancy to set up an office in India in 1994. Since then, the operations have grown to include more than 10,000 professionals across 10 offices with a presence in over 80 cities in India. As a leading international property consultancy, CBRE provides clients with a wide range of real estate solutions, including Strategic Consulting, Valuations/Appraisals, Capital Markets, Agency Services and Project Management.

The guiding principle at CBRE is to provide strategic solutions that make real estate holdings more productive and economically efficient for its clients across all service lines.

CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It has also been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for 8 years in a row.

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