POW LAY KUAN
Chief Executive Officer – (Property Management)
Pow Lay Kuan was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Hatten Retail Division on 1st March 2018. She is responsible for the overall property management, performance, profitability and future growth of the commercial assets under Hatten Group.
As a seasoned veteran in the Retail Industry with more than 20 years of experience in retail, she successfully spearheaded Hatten’s retail extension in Melaka by bringing international fashion brands such as H&M, Uniqlo, Victoria’s Secret, Guess, Cotton On and Terranova into the city. Her global network and strategic skills are a major asset to the Group and she plays a pivotal role in planning and executing Hatten’s forthcoming ventures into international markets.
Pow Lay Kuan attained a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. Rising fast through the ranks in the industry, she has amassed a depth of knowledge and a vast range of expertise with networks spanning across Asia.
Chong Foh Siong
Head of Development Management
CHONG FOH SIONG was appointed as Head of Development Management on 24 January 2017, and is responsible for project development and its administration. Besides leading the project and design teams on the execution of all projects, ensuring that the planning and execution of projects meet specified quality requirements, he also reviews, identifies and develops related strategies and initiatives for the projects. He first joined the Hatten Group in April 2007.
Mr. Chong brings more than 30 years of industry experience to the Group. From 1994 to 2007, he was Senior Architectural Assistant at Akitek AAP. From 1982 to 1994, he was working at Akitek KHP. At both architecture firms, he was responsible for project coordination and administration, including submission of plans to various authorities for approval and ensuring that all works carried out are in accordance with specific standards, codes, guidelines and regulations.
Mr. Chong graduated from the Federal Institute of Technology (Institute Teknologi Federal) with a Technical Diploma in Architecture in 1981.
Head of Business Development and Corporate Finance
Clarence Chong was appointed as Head of Business Development and Corporate Finance on 9 October 2017. He is responsible for expanding the company’s vision and objectives by developing new business development initiatives and organising future ventures into new territories and sectors. He also oversees corporate finance and investor relations.
With close to 18 years of working experience in banking, investment and finance, Clarence was previously the Client Coverage Director at RHB Securities Singapore Pte. Ltd. managing the accounts of various corporates listed in Singapore. Prior to that, he was a Senior Investment Manager at Kuwait Finance House specialising in private equity and real estate investments in ASEAN region and Vice President of Corporate Finance at HL Bank Singapore where he was involved in various investment banking transactions for companies across Asia Pacific region.
Clarence attained a Bachelor of Commerce & Bachelor of Economics from the Australian National University. He subsequently attained a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales. He is a Certified Public Accountant of Australia.