Emma Giamartino named Global Group President, CFO and Chief Investment Officer; Vikram Koli appointed as President of the Global Business Intelligence Group
DALLAS, TX – CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE) announced a senior management increase.
- Emma Giamartino, Chief Investment Officer, has been named Global Group President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer.
- Vikram Koli, Senior Vice President of Business Intelligence and Corporate Finance, was named President of the Global Business Intelligence Group, which includes digital oversight and strategy, in addition to his previous responsibilities in Business Intelligence, Financial Planning, Analytics and research.
Leah Stearns, the company’s current CFO, will continue to work for the company as a consultant for the rest of the year.
Ms Giamartino and Mr Koli report directly to Bob Sulentich, President and CEO of CBRE, and serve on the company’s 10-member executive committee. Mr. Coley is the first CBRE executive outside the US to rise to this level in the company.
Mr. Sulentich commented, “Over the past few years, we have significantly expanded our senior management team, identifying our most attractive executives and assigning them to the roles that can have the greatest impact on our business. The rise of Emma and Vikram represents another step in this direction.
“The consolidation of our capital and finance functions under Emma’s leadership reflects the growing importance of capital allocation for long-term growth, which we talked about at the end of last year. She has established herself as a seasoned investor of our capital with an exceptional ability to work effectively with our leaders around the world in implementing our capital investment strategy.
“Vikram has quickly grown into a leader with a unique ability to leverage data and insights from across our entire business, as well as from outside sources, and like Emma, thrives on our global platform. Adding our strategy and digital functions to his mandate will create the business intelligence capabilities that will enable us to make effective, evidence-based decisions as we drive the growth of the company. ”
“I want to thank Leah for her vision in initiating the transformation of our financial institution, managing our finances during the worst Covid crisis and, with Christine Faramand, for taking our investor relations program to the next level, including formulating the financial framework for our commitment to long-term growth. … We wish Leah continued success. “
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