International real estate and mortgage company CBRE has created a new role of regional managing director for heading up its brokerage services in the Asia Pacific region.
Manish Kashyap will now be responsible for leading the company’s brokerage activities across the office, industrial and retail business lines. This will include overall leadership of CBRE’s brokerage teams in Australia and New Zealand.
Brokerage is one of the core strengths of CBRE’s market-leading professionals across the region, CBRE Asia Pacific CEO and chairman Rob Blain said.
“We see significant opportunities to enhance our capabilities, accelerate market share gains and drive revenue growth. Creating this new role reflects the approach we are adopting globally to complement our professionals with strong, experienced leaders, who can set strategy, promote best practices and help to secure new business.”
Kashyap previously served as managing director of transaction services for India, overseeing full brokerage solutions for domestic and international clients.
He will now be based in Singapore.
CBRE have also just announced former COO Daniel Queenan has been promoted to CEO of Asia Pacific, assuming responsibility for the operational management of the region.