Keppel REIT Management has appointed Jesline Goh (pictured) as the successor to current CEO Ng Hsueh Ling, effective from 10 January, revealed a statement from the manager of Keppel REIT.
Ng will step down as CEO and Executive Director of Keppel REIT Management to take over as Director for New Businesses at Keppel Corporation with effect from 1 February. The move is part of Keppel Group’s regular rotation and succession planning for top executives.
“The Board appreciates and thanks Hsueh Ling for her contributions to Keppel REIT Management over the past seven years. During this period, Keppel REIT continued to grow and is now one of Asia’s leading REITs with a quality portfolio of premium assets in key financial districts in Singapore and Australia,” said Audrey Chin, Chairman of Keppel REIT Management.
On Goh’s appointment, Chin said: “The Board is confident that Jesline will augment and further strengthen Keppel REIT Management’s team. Her in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in the real estate sector will enable a smooth transition so that Keppel REIT can continue to deliver sustainable returns to unitholders.”
Goh, 43, has more than 18 years of experience in investment and corporate finance, of which over 12 years were spent in asset management, real estate fund creation, property investment management, as well as financing and strategic capital management.
Goh was previously Deputy CEO (Singapore) of Perennial Real Estate Holdings. She also held key positions at CapitaLand Group, where her last appointment was Deputy CEO of CapitaLand Mall Trust Management and concurrently Deputy Country Head (Singapore) of CapitaLand Mall Asia.
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