CBRE announces the appointment of Chandra Dhandapani as its Chief Digital & Technology Officer

Longtime Capital One Financial Corporation Executive to Lead CBRE’s Technology and Digital Enablement

Los Angeles, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that Chandra Dhandapani has been named the company’s Chief Digital & Technology Officer.  Ms. Dhandapani, a longtime technology executive at Capital One Financial Corporation, will join CBRE in mid-July, and will be the company’s most senior technology leader, with responsibility for all aspects of the company’s technology and digital enablement activities, including those serving clients and CBRE professionals.

“We are excited to add an executive of Chandra’s experience and capability to our senior leadership team,” said Chris Kirk, CBRE’s Chief Administrative Officer.  “She has a proven record of developing and executing enterprise-level digital strategies that support business objectives, improve client outcomes and drive growth.  We are looking forward to her contributions to CBRE.”

Ms. Dhandapani has been a senior technology executive at Capital One Financial for 17 years.  Most recently, she served as Digital Transformation Leader and Chief Information Officer of the bank’s Financial Services division, comprised of Capital One’s Auto Finance, Mortgage, Home Equity and Home Loans Servicing businesses. In this capacity, she implemented industry-leading technology solutions that provided desktop, online and mobile capabilities to customers and internal staff.

Ms. Dhandapani earned a BS in mathematics and an MBA in marketing and finance, from IRMA in India, and an MBA in information systems from the University of Texas at Arlington.

About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2015 revenue). The Company has more than 70,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 400 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.

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