Knight Frank Singapore appoints real estate veteran as Group Managing Director

SINGAPORE – Knight Frank Singapore has appointed Wendy Tang as Group Managing Director with effect from April 2019.

Wendy takes the baton from current Chairman and Group Managing Director Danny Yeo who will continue to head the company as Executive Chairman of Knight Frank Singapore.

Together with Danny, Wendy will be responsible for driving the performance of the business across all service lines of the group.

Wendy Tang, Group Managing Director. Picture: Knight Frank Pte Ltd.

A real estate veteran, Wendy’s experience cuts across a broad spectrum of the property sector ranging from property development, real estate agency services and fund management.

She brings with her 27 years of industry experience and a proven track record in driving team performance in advisory services as well as the sales and leasing of properties, both locally and internationally.

Wendy joins Knight Frank from Beverly Group where she led their development projects in Malaysia over the last five years. During that time, she spearheaded the design, planning and launch of five residential and mixed-use developments of around 4,300 units, with a total Gross Development Value of over RM 2.15 billion.

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Danny Yeo, Executive Chairman of Knight Frank Singapore, says: “Given her strong credentials and deep knowledge in the sector, Wendy is well-suited for this role. We are heartened to welcome Wendy back as part of the Knight Frank family and I look forward to working closely with her to chart the future of the business. In this era of digital disruptions, the real estate landscape is evolving rapidly and we expect to see significant transformations in the industry. Wendy’s experience presents a tremendous opportunity for the firm to accelerate the growth and the enhancement of our service offerings for our clients.”

“It is an honour and privilege to be working alongside some of the most outstanding people in the real estate industry. It’s an exciting time for the real estate sector and I look forward to building upon Knight Frank’s strong foundation, to grow the business by offering innovative business solutions and delivering superior customer experience,” says Wendy Tang.

Kevin Coppel, Regional Head of Knight Frank Asia Pacific said, “We are delighted to welcome Wendy back to Knight Frank as the Group Managing Director of our Singapore business. Knight Frank Singapore plays a critical role in our business being based in one of the key commercial hubs in the Asia Pacific region. I have every confidence that our Singapore business will continue to be dynamic, pro-active and innovative under Wendy’s leadership.”