Chief Executive Officer, CBRE Platform
Vikram Kohli was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the CBRE platform on January 1, 2023. In this role, Mr. Kohli has responsibility for CBRE’s Strategy, Research, Procurement, People, Marketing Digital & Technology, Corporate Communications and the Business Support Organization. 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. He is a member of the Global Executive Committee, and also leads the Finance Innovation Office (FIO).
Prior to his promotion, Mr. Kohli served as 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.