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Charles Chan appointed as Ascendas-Singbridge China CEO

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:33
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Ascendas-Singbridge Group on Wednesday announced that Charles Chan has been appointed as chief executive officer (CEO) of Ascendas-Singbridge China, with effect from Oct 10.

ASCENDAS-SINGBRIDGE Group on Wednesday announced that Charles Chan has been appointed as chief executive officer (CEO) of Ascendas-Singbridge China, with effect from Oct 10.

The group said that in his new role, Mr Chan will be responsible for developing and managing Ascendas' property portfolio in China, and formulating its overall China strategy. This includes developing new products and opening new markets in cities across China.

Mr Chan was the executive director of Shui On Development Limited prior to joining Ascendas-Singbridge, and had launched various projects in China such as the Knowledge and Innovation Community Project in Shanghai, and Dalian Tiandi Project.

He also founded two successful incubators, Innospring in the US and Innospace in Shanghai.

Ascendas-Singbridge, a provider of sustainable urban and business space solutions, noted that China is one of the most important markets for the group. It first ventured into China in 1995, "pioneering the ready-built facilities concept" through Ascendas-Xinsu in Suzhou Industrial Park.