Key Senior Management
 Group President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr Raymond Choong

Mr Choong joined the Group in September 2015. He is the Chairman of GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad, an indirect subsidiary of the Company and Director of Eco World International Berhad, both listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia”). He also serves as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of GLM REIT Management Sdn Berhad, an indirect subsidiary of the Company and the Manager of Tower Real Estate Investment Trust (“Tower REIT”) which is listed on Bursa Malaysia.

Mr Choong has over 30 years of experience in banking, of which 23 years were with Citibank in Malaysia. He had held various senior positions within the Citibank Group with the last being President & Chief Executive Officer of Citibank Savings Inc, Philippines.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr Choong was the President & Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad, which is listed on Bursa Malaysia. Mr Choong had also served as the Chairman of Hong Leong Asset Management Bhd and Hong Leong Bank (Cambodia) PLC, as well as a Director of Hong Leong Assurance Berhad, Hong Leong MSIG Takaful Berhad and Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad, all public companies.

Mr Choong obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (Honours) degree in 1979 and a Master of Business Administration in 1981 from the University of Otago, New Zealand.

 Group Chief Financial Officer
Mr Gregory Sim

Mr Sim is the Group Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). He joined the Group in August 2020. In this capacity, he is overall responsible for all financial matters of the Group including financial reporting and operations, corporate finance, treasury, tax, investor relations, corporate communications, financial planning and analysis, performance and risk management and group information technology.

Mr Sim has more than 25 years of accounting, finance and management experience. Prior to joining GuocoLand, he was with SingHaiyi Group Ltd as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of Investor Relations (April 2019 – August 2020); Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Head of Investor Relations (April 2018 – March 2019); and Chief Financial Officer and Head of Investor Relations (January 2016 – March 2018).

Other previous senior management positions held include Chief Financial Officer and Head of Investor Relations with FEO Hospitality Asset Management Pte. Ltd, REIT manager of Far East Hospitality Trust and Deputy Director, Management Services of Far East Organization.

Mr Sim holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy (Merit) from Nanyang Technological University and has been a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

 Group Company Secretary
Ms Mary Goh

Ms Goh joined the Group in June 2015. She has more than two decades of corporate secretarial experience in professional consultancy firms and public listed companies. Ms Goh is a Fellow of the Singapore Association of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

She holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of South Australia and a Master of Laws in Commercial Law from the Singapore Management University. Ms Goh is also a speaker for the Directors Compliance Programme organised by the Institute of Corporate Law (ICL) which manages the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority’s (ACRA) education and outreach efforts on corporate law.

 Country Head, GuocoLand Singapore
Mr Cheng Hsing Yao

Mr Cheng is the Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Singapore. Prior to joining GuocoLand, he was with the Singapore public service, where he held leadership positions at the Centre for Liveable Cities and the Urban Redevelopment Authority.

He is a board member of the National Parks Board, and a member of the Urban Land Institute Singapore Executive Committee. He is co-chairman of Integrated Digital Delivery Steering Committee (IDDSC) and Central Procurers Panel (CPP) for Building and Construction Authority, as well as a member of the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s Design Advisory Committee as well as Heritage and Identity Partnership.

He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Newcastle University, United Kingdom and a Master in Design Studies from Harvard University.

 Country Head, GuocoLand China
Mr Hoon Teck Ming

Mr Hoon is the Group Managing Director of GuocoLand China. He joined the Group in May 2016. Mr Hoon has over 34 years of experience in the property development and construction industry, of which more than 20 years were in China holding various senior management positions.

Prior to joining GuocoLand, he was Property Director cum President China in Wing Tai Property Management from 2013 to 2016 and was Regional General Manager, Southwest China in CapitaLand China from 2007 to 2013.Prior to these, he had also worked with other property development companies and construction companies in Dubai, China and Singapore.

Mr Hoon holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (1st Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore. He is a senior member of The Institute of Engineers, Singapore, and is also a Professional Engineer of the Professional Engineers Board Singapore.

 Country Head, GuocoLand Malaysia
Mr Tan Wee Bee

Mr Tan is the Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Malaysia. He brings over 25 years of experience in property development and construction industry; both in Singapore and Malaysia as well as internationally. He started his career with the Housing & Development Board of Singapore as a Structural Engineer, then as a Project Engineer at China Construction International.

In 1997, Mr Tan joined Sunway Group and worked his way up the ranks from a senior manager in charge of the building material business (precast concrete) in Singapore, expanding to Malaysia; to an Executive Director for the construction division (southern region), followed by property development division in the region.

He assumed the role of Deputy Managing Director in 2015 responsible for property development of all townships and projects in Malaysia and Singapore. In 2018, he relocated to Johor to expand the Singapore business and to concentrate on Sunway Iskandar township, a 1,800 acres award-winning integrated township. Mr Tan was tasked to further the overseas expansion of Sunway Property's business in various international markets in 2020.

Mr Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering from National University of Singapore (“NUS”) in 1995. He further obtained a Master of Science, Civil Engineering from NUS in 2001, and a Master of Business Administration from State University of New York at Buffalo, USA in 2004.

 

     
 
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