Senior Management & Board Changes
Mr. Saurabh Jain appointed Chief Executive Officer Urbanise.com Limited (ASX: UBN), a market leader of cloud-based technology solutions for delivering strata management, building services and property related financial transactions, today announced that Mr. Saurabh Jain has been promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Jain will also join the board of directors as an Executive Director, effective 21 January 2019.
Mr. Jain has extensive knowledge of Urbanise, its products and the markets that we service. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr Jain has successfully served as Urbanise’s Chief Commercial Officer (Facilities & Analytics) after joining the Company 18 months ago. Consistent with our growing customer base and opportunities pipeline in Australasia, Saurabh will remain based in Sydney and will oversee Urbanise’s global operations and strategic growth plans.
With more than 20 years of experience in technology related roles, including 10 years in property management & services sectors, Saurabh brings to Urbanise a large depth of knowledge and connections. After more than 5 years in Sydney and New York as a solutions director for Converga, Saurabh joined Cushman and Wakefield (Cushman) in 2013. Cushman is the world’s second largest property management organisation, with 45,000 employees in 52 countries. At Cushman, Saurabh held the role of Chief Information Officer, Australia and New Zealand, and later took on the role of Global Technology Director, Customer Portals and Analytics. More recently Saurabh has been heading up the Solutions Centre at Ventia, Australia’s largest services company.
Saurabh holds a B.E. Software Engineering from UNSW, an MBA Executive from AGSM, and an MBT from AGSM. Following the CEO appointment, Executive Chairman, Almero Strauss, will return to the position of a non-executive director, and continue to act as Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Strauss said, “We welcome the appointment of Saurabh to the position of CEO and look forward to his continued contribution and leadership as the business continues to execute on our growth strategy”.