CRE Executive of the Year

CRE Executive of the Year

This award recognizes the Corporate Real Estate (CRE) executive who has made outstanding and distinguished contributions to their company and to the industry and acknowledges their achievements within the past year.

We seek to recognize :
  • Achievements in contributing to company success
  • Contributions for elevating the practice of corporate real estate (CRE)
  • Contributions to the CRE industry as educator or leader
  • Current CoreNet Global Membership

The winner is automatically put forward for CRE Executive of the Year Award at the CoreNet Global Awards.

2023 Winner

Arunabh Mukherjee

Head, Workplace Resources (South Asia)
Synopsys (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Arunabh has over 29 years of experience in Facilities & Real Estate and associated functions in diverse sectors like Technology, BPO, Consulting, and Agriculture. He served earlier at companies like Deutsche Bank, Google, Wipro Technologies, Jones Lang LaSalle, Apeejay Surrendra and as an officer in the Indian Military.

A hands-on leader and team player who firmly believes in "build with" rather than "build for" with end users of a workplace, Arunabh loves to conceptualize, build, manage, and constantly improve world-class Administrative, Facilities and Support Departments.

He's based out of Bangalore and is responsible for the South Asia offices of Synopsys for Workplace Resources (WPR) and its complete CRE lifecycle including administration, procurement, sourcing, site security etc. He proactively engages with the Business Groups to achieve and maintain outstanding employee experience by continuously improving workplace services, while constantly reducing risks.

A continuous learner, Arunabh has been evaluated as Top Rated Faculty for CoreNet Global for three years running and is a past Co-Chair of the CoreNet Global India Chapter.

Previous Winners

Renuka Rajagopal

Sangeeta Ray
Sanjeev Tullicherry Director at Legato Health Technologies

 Sanjeev Tullicherry

Tojo Paramby
Tojo Paramby
Praveen Vasudeva
Praveen Vasudeva
Kumara Shivanna
Kumara Shivanna

Eligibility Criteria

Members who wish to nominate themselves for the CRE Executive of the Year Award must fulfill the following criteria to be eligible:
  • Member of CoreNet Global for at least 3 continuous years
  • Member must be actively engaged. Engagement includes being a Chapter Leader, attending a Summit, earning MCR or SLCR designation, speaking at a CoreNet Global event, contributing to the content of a Chapter program or event; participating in Chapter special programs, providing content for Leader magazine, participating in a research project, etc.
  • Member must be an End User (occupier) for a minimum of 3 years

Key Dates

Applications for nomination open in April each year.

If you have questions about whether you are eligible to apply, please contact Simran Zainulbhai.