Pauline Goh, CEO of CBRE Singapore and Southeast Asia since July 2010, will move on to assume the role of Chairman, Southeast Asia. Pauline’s new role will be more client-centric, focused on nurturing and growing strategic client accounts across Southeast Asia.
Moray Armstrong, who has served as Managing Director of the Advisory & Transactions (A&T) and originally joined CBRE Singapore in 1998, has been appointed Managing Director of the Singapore business.
All business line leaders in Singapore will report to Moray who will also retain operational oversight of the A&T platform.
Vikram Kohli, who has served as Regional Managing Director, Southeast Asia, with a focus on markets outside of Singapore, will move into the role of Chief Operating Officer with management and operational oversight of the entire Southeast Asian region including Singapore.
Pauline Goh, Chairman of Southeast Asia, CBRE commented, “Singapore has been our growth engine in Southeast Asia, having grown at a compounded annual growth rate of 35% over the past 5 years. It will continue to be the hub around which we pivot our business growth and innovation for the region. As such, we need a dedicated leader to take the company and people forward in this next phase of growth. Under Moray’s leadership, CBRE’s A&T team has captured the largest market share of leasing transactions in Singapore. With 32 years of commercial real estate experience under his belt, local market knowledge and established relationships, I am confident that Moray will be able to take CBRE to greater heights.”
Moray Armstrong, Managing Director of Singapore, CBRE commented, “CBRE’s Singapore business has enjoyed tremendous growth over the past 20 years. Our established brokerage and professional services platform enjoy impressive market share and we will continue to CBRE Press Release invest in the best industry talent. There are also clear opportunities to grow our advisory business in response to clients’ changing requirements. CBRE will look to harness innovation and proptech to ensure the firm’s key customer base has access to market-leading, relevant and impactful technology.”
Armstrong added, “The Singapore office has developed trusted client relationships across many projects and through multiple market cycles. I am really excited about the journey ahead and I look forward to the continued support of clients and colleagues as we write this next chapter in CBRE’s growth story.” Pauline, Moray, and Vikram will report to Anshuman Magazine, Chairman and CEO of India, Southeast Asia, Middle East, and Africa.