Chris Chong is the Managing Director of CapitaLand Retail in Singapore from 1 April 2019. In this role, he is responsible for the investment, asset management and property management activities of CapitaLand Retail. He is also responsible for the development of new Retail concepts and strategy. These include the deployment of e-payment, e-vouchers and omni-channel strategies as well as all digital initiatives across the portfolio of CapitaLand malls in Singapore.
Chris was previously the CEO of Orchard Turn Developments Pte Ltd, a joint venture company between CapitaLand and Sun Hung Kai Properties between 2013 to 2018. In this role, he was responsible for the strategic, financial and asset management of ION Orchard as well as the developer sales of The Orchard Residences. Chris was also formerly the Senior Vice President and Head of the Asset Management team for Starhill Global REIT, a S$2.7 billion REIT listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange with office and retail assets in Singapore, Malaysia, China, Australia and Japan. Amongst the projects completed were the asset redevelopments of Wisma Atria in Singapore, Starhill Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and a retail mall in Chengdu, Western China.
Chris has held senior positions in the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) in Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore. As the Director of the Singapore Economic Development office in Paris, France, he was responsible for the promotion of investments from France and Switzerland. He also acted as the economic counsellor to the Singapore Embassy in France, hosting various high-level governmental and ministerial visits between France and Singapore.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Jubilee Ballroom, level 3, Raffles Hotel