UOA-REIT appoints new CEO

KUALA LUMPUR: UOA Real Estate Investment Trust (UOA-REIT) has appointed Kong Sze Choon as its CEO, according to the company’s filing on Bursa on Jan 17.

The 34-year-old Singaporean, a bachelor of commerce (finance) graduate from Curtin University of Technology in Australia, first worked as a property executive in UOA Holdings Sdn Bhd in 2002 and subsequently worked for United Overseas Bank Limited (Singapore), Hong Leong Bank and then joined UOA Holdings again in 2006 as a property manager. He has been the assets management manager of UOA Asset Management Sdn Bhd since 2008.

Kong is also the son of Kong Chong Soon @ Chi Suim, a major shareholder of UOA Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the management company of UOA-REIT.

According to the statement, Kong Sze Choon has been appointed as CEO and non-independent executive director of UOA Asset Management with effect from Jan 14, 2011.
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