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Change in Boardroom - Appointment (Ho Chee Hwee Simon)

BackJul 06, 2012
Date of change 06/07/2012
Name Ho Chee Hwee Simon
Age 50
Nationality Singaporean
Type of change Appointment
Designation Alternate Director
Directorate Non Independent & Non Executive
Qualifications (1) Master of Science (Real Estate), The National University of Singapore, Singapore
(2) Bachelor of Science (Estate Management) (Honours), The National University of Singapore, Singapore. 
Working experience and occupation Mr Ho Chee Hwee Simon is currently the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of CapitaMalls Asia Limited (“CMA”). Mr Ho was the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of CapitaMall Trust Management Limited (“CMTML”), a subsidiary of CMA and the manager of CapitaMall Trust (the first real estate investment trust listed on Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”)) until 30 June 2012. Mr Ho joined CapitaLand Financial Limited, a subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited (“CL”), the parent company of CMA in 2004 and has around 25 years of experience in real estate investment and management. He was responsible for managing the operations of retail properties in Singapore as well as the operations of the Company’s regional retail portfolio in China, Malaysia, Japan and India prior to assuming the Chief Executive Officer post for CMTML in November 2009.

Prior to joining CapitaLand Financial Limited in 2004, Mr Ho worked in the Ascott Group from 2000 to 2004, holding various positions including Vice President, Business Development and Senior Vice President, Operations. As Senior Vice President in CapitaLand Financial Limited, he was in charge of research and marketing. In September 2004, Mr Ho was appointed Chief Operating Officer (Retail) of CapitaLand Commercial Limited, another subsidiary of CL, where he was responsible for overseeing the operations of the retail business. He was the Chief Operating Officer of CMA from October 2004 to December 2008 before being appointed as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of CMA in January 2009 and stepped down upon the listing of CMA on the SGX-ST to assume the role as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of CMTML.

Mr Ho has since relinquished his role as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of CMTML on 30 June 2012 but will continue to be a Director and a member of the Investment Committee of CMTML. 
Directorship of public companies (if any) Milky Way Properties Berhad 
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer Nil 
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer Nil 
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries Nil 


Announcement Info

Stock Name CMMT    
Date Announced 6 Jul 2012  
Category Change in Boardroom
Reference No CG-120703-93E79