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Grant L. Kelley
Grant L. Kelley Chief Executive Officer

Mr Grant L. Kelley was appointed as CDL’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2014. He has over 25 years of global experience in corporate strategy, private equity and real estate investment.

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Sherman Kwek
Sherman Kwek Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Mr Sherman Kwek was appointed as Deputy CEO of CDL and Chairman of CDL China Limited in April 2016. In his previous roles as Chief Investment Officer of CDL and CEO of CDL China Limited, he established a presence for the Group in Japan and Australia, as well as spearheaded the expansion and development of the Group’s projects in China, helping to obtain prime sites in Shanghai, Suzhou and Chongqing.

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Chia Ngiang Hong
Chia Ngiang Hong Group General Manager

Mr Chia Ngiang Hong joined CDL in 1981 and has over 35 years of experience in the real estate industry in Singapore and the region. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Estate Management (Honours) from the University of Singapore and a Masters in Business Administration with distinction from University of Hull, UK. Mr Chia is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors & Valuers (SISV) and the current Second Vice President of Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (REDAS).

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Yiong Yim Ming
Yiong Yim Ming Chief Financial Officer

Ms Yiong Yim Ming was appointed CDL’s Chief Financial Officer in April 2016. An executive of the Company since 2007, she has extensive knowledge on CDL Group’s financial and operation matters, both domestically and overseas, covering the Group’s operations in property development, investment properties and hotels. She is also actively involved in the development of the CDL’s new funds management platform.

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Kwek Eik Sheng
Kwek Eik Sheng Chief Strategy Officer and Head, Asset Management

Mr Kwek Eik Sheng joined CDL in 2009, covering Business Development for overseas projects before being appointed as Head of Corporate Development. He assumed his current role as Chief Strategy Officer in 2014 and was additionally appointed Head, Asset Management in April 2016. Prior to this, he was with the Hong Leong Group of companies in Singapore specialising in corporate finance roles since 2006. He was appointed to the Board of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc in 2011 and holds the position of Non-Executive Director.

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Mark Yip
Mark Yip Chief Marketing Officer

Mr Mark Yip was appointed as CDL’s Chief Marketing Officer in 2014. He is responsible for the Marketing & Sales, and Leasing operations of residential, retail and commercial spaces. In April 2016, he was also appointed CEO of CDL China Limited to oversee the overall management of the Group’s investments and development projects in China, as well as develop and implement the Group’s real estate investment and business strategies for China.

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Esther An
Esther An Chief Sustainability Officer

Ms Esther An joined CDL in 1995 to establish the Company’s Corporate Communications department and subsequently CDL’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) portfolio. She has been instrumental in building up CDL’s leadership in sustainability. A forerunner in CSR and a member of the management committee of Global Compact Network Singapore since 2005, she also sits on board the Corporate Advisory Board of World Green Building Council. A founding member of the Singapore Business Council for Sustainable Development, she is a signatory of the UN Caring for Climate initiative and a member of the Urban Land Institute Women’s Leadership Initiative Singapore Steering Committee. Her latest appointment includes the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Finance Initiative Investor Work Group.

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Ivan Ng
Ivan Ng Chief Technology Officer

Mr Ivan Ng joined CDL as Chief Technology Officer in 2016, with overall responsibility for CDL’s Technology Strategy and Operations. He has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry with a track record in consulting, business and IT management.

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Steven Tan
Steven Tan Chief Human Resource Officer

Mr Steven Tan joined CDL as Chief Human Resource Officer in July 2016. He has more than 20 years of human resource experience across the real estate, financial services, energy and semi-conductor industries.

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Anthony Chia
Anthony Chia Executive Vice President (Projects)

Mr Anthony Chia has been directing the Department on all projects from concept, design, to construction and delivery. A designer and a construction man at heart, he is instrumental in key developments ranging from commercial mixed-use, hotels and residential offerings. He has helped CDL lead in innovations and green features in its projects, as well as spearhead the new Prefabricated, Prefinished Volumetric Construction.

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Daniel T ng
Daniel T’ng Executive Vice President, Property & Facilities Management (PFM)

Mr Daniel T’ng joined CDL in 2012 to head the PFM Division. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Estate Management (Honours) from Heriot-Watt University and two Master’s Degrees, one in Business Administration from the University of Adelaide (Australia) and another in Project Management from the National University of Singapore. He has over 30 years of experience in the property and facilities management industry in Singapore and the region. He also has extensive experience in managing strata-titled developments, lease management, project consultancy and general management, as well as business development. He is currently the Chairman of the Workplace Safety and Health Council’s Facilities Management Workgroup, and a member of the Workplace Safety and Health Council (Construction and Landscape) Committee.

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Ananda Arawwawela
Ananda Arawwawela Executive Vice President, Hotel Assets Management

Mr Ananda Arawwawela has a wealth of experience in hotel management spanning over 37 years in Singapore, Hong Kong, Fiji, China and the Middle East. Prior to joining CDL in 2013, he was the Managing Director of The St. Regis Singapore and Area Managing Director for Singapore, responsible for Starwood Hotels and Resorts’ operations in Singapore. Other senior regional positions in the hospitality industry he has held include Managing Director of Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel and Towers and Area Managing Director of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Hong Kong and Macau. Mr Arawwawela has also served as Chairman of the Hong Kong Hotels Association and Board Member of the Hong Kong Tourism Board.

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Galen Lee
Galen Lee Executive Vice President, Capital Markets

Mr Galen Lee joined CDL as Head of Capital Markets in 2016. He brings with him extensive experience in debt and equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, private capital raising and financing in the Asian real estate sector, covering key real estate investors including sovereign wealth funds, pension investors and private equity funds. Prior to joining CDL, he headed real estate investment banking in South East Asia at UBS, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He started coverage of the real estate sector at DBS, where he was involved in the origination, structuring and distribution of real estate investment trusts for key real estate sponsors in Asia. Mr Lee holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University, and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

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