LeadingRE names APAC head, looks at further growth in the region

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), sponsor of The Dot Property Philippines Awards and Dot Property Indonesia Awards, announced Parikshat Chawla will serve as director, business development APAC. Chawla will focus on expanding LeadingRE in the Asia Pacific region and India.

In his new role, Chawla will lead efforts to recruit the best real estate firms in the Asia Pacific region, including India, for LeadingRE, a selective real estate community of more than 565 firms across six continents. He will also work with other members of LeadingRE’s global team to enhance the value proposition of LeadingRE outside the United States and Canada by improving and adding programs relevant to members, especially in the booming APAC region.

“We are thrilled to have Parikshat join our team to help us continue our expansion in the world’s number one growth region. He has spent much of his career helping businesses achieve their goals, just as we help our member firms become even more successful by connecting them to opportunities and people worldwide,” Chris Dietz, LeadingRE executive vice president, Global Operations, explains. “Having such an accomplished and regionally experienced person based in Southeast Asia will make us that much more accessible to both our existing and prospective network members in the APAC region.”

Chawla brings a diverse background in international property marketing, project management and business development in banking and financial services, as well as in real estate. He most recently headed up project marketing and sales for Knight Frank Malaysia and will bring his talents to LeadingRE, the home of the world’s market-leading independent residential brokerages in over 60 countries.