Chief Operating Officer
Vikram Kohli was appointed Chief Operating Officer of CBRE in April 2023 with responsibility for driving operational excellence across the global enterprise.
In this role, Mr. Kohli works closely with CBRE’s global CEO, CFO and business segment CEOs to ensure strong progress against strategic initiatives, growth and margin targets, and talent development aspirations. He also has direct responsibility for key components of CBRE’s platform, including the Transformation Office, Sustainability, Strategy, Research, Procurement, People, Marketing, Digital & Technology and Corporate Communications. In this capacity, he leads a powerful, one-of-a-kind commercial real estate platform that drives compelling advantages for CBRE’s internal and external clients and is a key growth accelerator for the company.
Mr. Kohli is a member of the Global Executive Committee.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Kohli served as Chief Executive Officer, CBRE Platform, Global Group President, Business Intelligence and also led key global Corporate Finance functions including FP&A, Business Finance and the FIO.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Kohli was Chief Operating Officer of CBRE in South East Asia. In this role, he had oversight of CBRE’s business in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia and Singapore. Prior to that, he was the Regional Managing Director, South East Asia.
From 2014, he was Executive Director, Sales Management, Asia Pacific for five years, where he was responsible for driving an efficient sales management process across all business lines and geographies in the APAC region. Earlier, he served as Senior Director, Global Transactions where he worked closely with CBRE’s Global Head of Advisory and Transaction Services (Brokerage) to develop and implement a strategic growth plan for this business line across all regions.
Mr. Kohli joined CBRE in 2001 in India as part of the Transactions team focusing on occupier advisory and office leasing.