Keppel REIT Management appoints new CFO
Keppel REIT Management Limited (Keppel REIT Management), as Manager of Keppel REIT (the Manager), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Sebastian Song (宋扬善), 42, as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Manager with effect from 30 October 2023. Mr Song succeeds Ms Kang Leng Hui (江凌蕙), who will step down as CFO on 27 October 2023 to pursue other opportunities.
Mr Song has more than 18 years of experience in financial reporting, consolidation, taxation, compliance and audit. He joined Keppel REIT Management in 2015 and has been the Financial Controller of the Manager since 2020, where his core responsibilities included group reporting and taxation, financial accounting, compliance, annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting. Prior to joining the Manager in 2015, he was a Senior Audit Manager with Ernst & Young LLP, where he was involved in the audit of Singapore-listed corporations and multinational companies across various industries including real estate, construction and shipping, as well as initial public offerings.
Mr Koh Wee Lih (郭纬立), Chief Executive Officer of the Manager, said, “Sebastian has been with Keppel REIT Management for more than eight years, and has been an invaluable member of the team. With his deep knowledge and experience in the REIT, I am confident that Sebastian will be able to build on the strong foundations in place as we continue to grow Keppel REIT’s portfolio to generate stable income and deliver sustainable long-term total return to our Unitholders.
“I would also like to express our appreciation to Leng Hui for her contributions and the valuable expertise she has brought to Keppel REIT since her appointment in 2018.”
Mr Song holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University. He is a Chartered Accountant (Singapore) and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
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About Keppel REIT (www.keppelreit.com)
Listed by way of an introduction on 28 April 2006, Keppel REIT is one of Asia’s leading real estate investment trusts with a portfolio of prime commercial assets in Asia Pacific’s key business districts.
Keppel REIT’s objective is to generate stable income and sustainable long-term total return for its Unitholders by owning and investing in a portfolio of quality income-producing commercial real estate and real estate-related assets in Asia Pacific.
Keppel REIT has a portfolio value of over $9.0 billion, comprising properties in Singapore; the key Australian cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Perth; Seoul, South Korea; as well as Tokyo, Japan.
Keppel REIT is managed by Keppel REIT Management Limited and sponsored by Keppel, a global asset manager and operator with strong expertise in sustainability-related solutions spanning the areas of infrastructure, real estate and connectivity.
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