The job changes are flying fast and furious here at the end of the year, with many more changes in the works which cannot yet be formally announced. While we wait for any future bombshells, this week we have an outbound specialist heading to LA, a new head of retail in Hong Kong, and a new department head each in Beijing and Guangzhou. Read on for all the details.
Stanley X Chen has joined China Fortune Land Development as Head of Investment, based in Los Angeles. The outbound investment specialist joins the Beijing-based developer this month after leaving competitor Country Garden Holdings in September of this year. In his previous role as Director of Investments for the President’s Office at Country Garden, Chen led analysis and negotiation for company projects in the US, Indonesia and Western Europe.
Terence Chan is now Head of Retail for Hong Kong at JLL, taking over the role recently vacated by Tom Gaffney. Chan moves up to the top retail spot in Hong Kong after spending nearly 25 years with the property consultancy, first joining as a Negotiator in the retail department in 1991. During his time in retail real estate, Chan has advised brands including Richemont Group, Kering Group, American Eagle and Marks & Spencer. He has also been involved with a wide range of projects in Hong Kong, including Dragon Centre, Toyomall, Miramar Shopping Centre and Canton Place at Silvercord.
Yu-Hao Chen has been promoted to Director with Colliers International in Guangzhou, where he now heads the firm’s office services division. Chen took on the new role in southern China this month after spending the last year as head of the company’s Markets division in Chengdu, where he served as an Associate Director. Prior to Chengdu, the graduate of Georgetown University in the US and Taiwan’s Tamkang University had spent five years with Colliers in Taipei.
Frank Fa is now a Director with CBRE’s Investment Advisory Services division in Beijing, after previously serving as a Director with the company’s real estate consulting department in the same city. In his new role, Fa is responsible for the department’s operations in Northern China, where he will advise on real estate investment activities in China as well as for cross-border real estate deals by local developers and investors.
Remy Huang has joined ORPEA – CLINEA as Business Development Director, based in Shanghai. In her new role with the French assisted living and nursing home provider, Huang will be responsible for growing the company’s business across China. The graduate of Bangor University in the UK previously spent more than three years with Singapore’s Mapletree as an Associate Director for Investment and Asset Management.
As usual, if you know of other China real estate professionals changing their jobs, getting promoted or just doing something exciting, please feel free to share with the rest of the community here at Mingtiandi.
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