Real estate crowdfunding platform CoAssets (NSX:CAX) announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Chew Siang Chee as its new CIO. Chee is known as winner of Asia’s Best Treasurer at the Corporate Treasurer Marquee Awards 2015 and has expertise in cross-border currency transactions.
“Prior to my appointment as CIO, I joined the [CoAssets] as Independent Director in March earlier this year. I have worked with Getty and have witnessed CoAssets breaking new grounds in the crowdfunding and financial technology space. Within the past few months, CoAssets has achieved strong growth not just in Singapore but also the region as well. Leveraging my past work experiences, I see myself contributing effectively to CoAssets’ continued growth. CoAssets is the leader in the crowdfunding business and financial technology space, and I look forward to moving to even greater heights with the Company.”
Getty Goh, CEO and co-founder of CoAssets, added:
“Mr. Chew’s experience in foreign exchange risk management is essential in our pursuit to make CoAssets a truly regional crowdfunding platform. It is our regional presence that sets us apart from other local players and with talents like Mr. Chew, I am confident to say that we are a step closer to making crowdfunding more accessible to users from ASEAN, China and Australia. Mr. Chew’s appointment comes at a time when the Company is experiencing solid business growth and exploring new opportunities. From the investors’ perspective, this also shows the Company’s continued commitment to bring the best and brightest on board, and reinforces our credibility as the leader in Asia’s crowdfunding space.”