Mr Mark Yip was appointed as CDL’s Chief Marketing Officer in 2014, heading the Marketing & Sales, and Leasing operations of residential, retail and commercial spaces. On 1 February 2018, Mr Yip was re-designated Chief Revenue Officer, responsible for achieving outstanding performance from CDL’s overseas property sales as well as to ensure overall consistency in the positioning of the CDL brand. He will direct all sales and marketing activities for the Group’s overseas projects in China, Japan, Australia and the UK, and will also assist the Group Chief Investment Officer in sourcing and analysing new deals. In addition, Mr Yip is also CEO of CDL China Limited, an appointment held since April 2016. He oversees the management of the Group’s investments and development projects in China, as well as develop and implement the Group’s real estate investment and business strategies for China.
Mr Yip has a wealth of experience in management, sales, marketing and operations from a diverse range of industries including property, retail sports and fashion, transport, and supply chain and logistics. Before joining CDL, he was with Far East Organization as Deputy Director, focusing on planning and operations. Other senior management positions he has held include CEO of Royal Sporting House, Malaysia and Director of PUMA, Executive Director of CircleFreight, Brunei/ Eagle Global Logistics Corporation and General Manager of ComfortDelGro Bus.
Mr Yip holds a Bachelor and Master of Business and was recipient of the Logistics Management Group Prize from RMIT in Melbourne. He completed the Senior Executive Programme at London Business School and Asia Pacific Advanced Management Programme from the National University of Singapore.
Ms Yvonne Ong joined CDL in June 2018 to head CDL’s Asset Management Division, which comprises the Leasing, Property & Facilities Management and Customer Service departments involved in the management of CDL’s Investment Properties. Ms Ong will lead the Division in spearheading asset management strategies to drive the performance of CDL’s global portfolio of office, retail, industrial and residential leased assets.
With over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, Ms Ong has held various leadership roles in investment and asset management. Prior to joining CDL, she was the Head of Global Asset Management, Commercial in CapitaLand Limited, and was previously the Head of Real Estate at Cambridge Industrial Trust Management Limited, the Manager of Cambridge Industrial Trust (now ESR-REIT), where she was responsible for investment and asset management strategies and overseeing their property management team.
Ms Ong is a CFA charterholder and a Member of CFA Singapore. She has also been a Member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers since 1997 and has an Appraiser's Licence (Lands and Buildings) since 1996. She holds a Master of Science in Applied Finance from the Singapore Management University and Bachelor of Science (Estate Management) (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.
Ms Lee Mei Ling was appointed as Head of Property Development in June 2018, to lead the Property Development Division, which consolidates all departments involved in the development of CDL’s Singapore properties. Comprising the Projects, Sales & Marketing, Customer Service and Property & Facilities Management units, the Division is responsible for the entire life-span of a development project, from advising on land tenders to innovating project design, managing the construction phase, and providing after-sales service.
An executive of the Company since 2004, Ms Lee was previously the Head of Sales & Marketing, where she was responsible for conceptualising and implementing the marketing and sales strategies for CDL’s residential projects.
Prior to joining CDL, Ms Lee was with First Capital Corporation Ltd (now known as GuocoLand Limited) for 10 years, leading their marketing and sales department. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Estate Management) (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.
Ms Esther An joined CDL in 1995 to establish the Company’s Corporate Communications department and subsequently CDL’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) portfolio. She has been instrumental in building up CDL’s leadership in sustainability. A forerunner in CSR and a member of the management committee of Global Compact Network Singapore since 2005, she also sits on board the Corporate Advisory Board of World Green Building Council. A founding member of the Singapore Business Council for Sustainable Development, she is a signatory of the UN Caring for Climate initiative and a member of the Urban Land Institute Women’s Leadership Initiative Singapore Steering Committee. Her latest appointment includes the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Finance Initiative Investor Work Group.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of Hong Kong and has extensive experience in communications, advertising and community engagement, as well as media and investor relations, in both the public and private sectors before joining CDL.
Mr Ivan Ng joined CDL as Chief Technology Officer in 2016, with responsibility for the CDL Group’s Technology Strategy and Operations. He has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry with a track record in both business and IT management.
Prior to joining CDL, Mr Ng has held senior leadership positions in multi-nationals such as HP, Dell and ServiceNow, where he led their regional IT solutions and services business. He was also Chief Technology Officer of Pactera, a global IT Services Leader listed on NASDAQ, where he managed their Group IT, Quality and Security operations worldwide. Mr Ng has a deep appreciation of the Asia Pacific market, having worked in countries such as China, Japan, Indonesia and Singapore.
Mr Ng graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Computing and Information Systems.
Mr Steven Tan joined CDL as Chief Human Resource Officer in July 2016. He has more than 20 years of human resource experience across the real estate, financial services, energy and semi-conductor industries.
Prior to joining CDL, he was the Vice President of Human Resource in CapitaLand and OCBC Bank. He had been credited for driving and implementing the full Human Resource Information System (HRIS) suite and shared services business model resulting in improving productivity. He had also put in place the necessary manpower, compensation and benefits scheme, policies and procedures to support the company’s rapid expansion plans. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from National University of Singapore and a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from University of Bradford, UK.