Far East Organization appoints Mr Lucas Chow as Executive Director

Private property developer Far East Organization has appointed Mr Lucas Chow as an Executive Director.

The appointment from August, will see Mr Chow providing strategic counsel to Far East Organization’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Philip Ng, on new business growth and brand development across the company’s diverse real estate portfolio.

“Lucas brings an excellent record of accomplishments in developing people, businesses and customers across the dynamic fields of technology, infocomm and media.

“His sharp business acumen and strong customer orientation have been recognised as key assets in managing change and identifying market opportunities. I am confident Lucas will add tremendous value in our endeavour to grow the breadth and depth of our business platform,” said Mr Ng.

Mr Chow is currently a Director of Orchard Parade Holdings Limited as well as a member of the Far East Organization Branding Executive Committee.

Commenting on his new appointment, Mr Chow said “I am excited about participating in the building of a home-grown enterprise and expanding it beyond our shore.”

He added that he looks forward to nurturing enterprising leaders and harnessing their collective vision to take the business to a new level.

Mr Chow joins Far East Organization from MediaCorp where he has been its CEO since December 2005.

He started his career with Hewlett Packard (HP) where he spent almost 20 years in various senior positions before joining SingTel in 1998 where he held the positions of CEO (SingTel Mobile), Executive Vice President (Consumer Business) and Executive Vice President (Corporate Business).

Source : Channel NewsAsia – 17 Feb 2011