Executive moves: CapitaLand China Trust, ARA US Hospitality Trust, Japan Foods, Silverlake Axis

CapitaLand China Trust (CLCT) acquired the Ascendas Innovation Hub in Xi’an in 2021. Credit: CapitaLandCapitaLand China Trust (CLCT) acquired the Ascendas Innovation Hub in Xi’an in 2021. Credit: CapitaLand

Singapore companies announcing executive changes: Japan Foods Holdings, Silverlake Axis, CapitaLand China Trust (CLCT) and ARA US Hospitality Trust.

CapitaLand China Trust (CLCT)

CapitaLand China Trust (CLCT) said Friday it has appointed Tay Hwee Pio, age 53, as non-executive independent director, effective Sunday. Previously, Tay was chief financial officer of Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management from May 2012 to July 2021, the trust said in a filing to SGX, pointing to her knowledge of the China market.

In a separate filing, the REIT said Professor Tan Kong Yam, age 66, has retired as non-executive independent director, effective Sunday. Tan, who holds 68,323 units of CLCT, was appointed to the role in 2014, the filing said.

Christopher Gee Kok Aun, age 53, has retired as non-executive independent director, effective Sunday, the REIT said in a separate filing. Gee, who holds 91,560 units of the trust, was appointed to the role in 2014, the filing said.

ARA US Hospitality Trust

ARA US Hospitality Trust said Friday its manager has appointed Tan Su Ching Marilyn, age 44, as deputy CEO and head of investor relations, effective Sunday, citing her experience in real estate funds management.

From 2013 to April 2022, Tan was the director of group finance at ARA Asset Management, the REIT said in a filing to SGX.

Tan holds 10,000 units of the REIT, the filing said.

Silverlake Axis

Silverlake Axis said Friday it appointed Goh Shiou Ling, age 35, as deputy CEO, effective Sunday. From June 2015 to the present, she has been an executive director of the company, Silverlake Axis said in a filing to SGX. She holds 630,400 shares of the company, the filing said.

Goh Shiou Ling is the daughter of Goh Peng Ooi, who is the group executive chairman and a substantial shareholder of the company, the filing said.

Chee Hin Kooi, age 52, has been appointed as non-independent non-executive director, effective Sunday, the company said in a filing to SGX. From January 1998 to January 2022, Chee has been the managing director of Silverlake Symmetry & Technology Research, the filing said.

Japan Foods Holdings

Japan Foods Holdings said Friday Chan Chau Mui, age 53, would resign as chief operating officer to devote more time to her other commitments. She is serving her notice until 31 May, the company said in a filing to SGX.

She was appointed to her position in 2015, the filing said.

Chan is deemed an associate of Takahashi Kenichi, the company’s executive chairman and CEO, Japan Foods said. Chan holds a direct interest in 8.1 million shares and a deemed interest in 114.81 million shares, the filing said.