MUMBAI – Former banker and experienced financial services executive, Radha Dhir has taken charge as the new India CEO and Country Head at global property consultant JLL. She replaces Ramesh Nair who has left JLL to pursue opportunities outside the firm.

Radha was previously associated as Group President at Yes Bank, where she was Head of Multinational Corporate Banking. Prior to that, she was Managing Director, Head of Global Subsidiary Coverage Group, Deutsche Bank India, and a member of the Deutsche Bank India Executive Committee.

Welcoming Radha as the new CEO, Anthony Couse, CEO, JLL Asia Pacific said: “I am confident that by bringing in a leader from outside of real estate, whose skills and expertise complement those of our existing management team, we will be able to take the business to the next level.”

Radha will be a member of the Asia Pacific Executive Board, and will chair the India Leadership Council.

In India, JLL has presence across 10 major cities (Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Bengaluru, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Kochi and Coimbatore) and in over 130 tier 2 and 3 markets with a workforce of close to 12,000 professionals. Mumbai-based JLL India provides services across various asset classes including commercial, residential, industrial, retail, warehouse and logistics, hospitality, healthcare, senior living, data centres and education.