Bursa Announcements
Date: 04 June 2018

Change in Principal Officer

Date of change 11 Jun 2018
Age 45
Gender Male
Nationality Malaysia
Type of change Others
Designation Others
Description Appointment of Acting Chief Executive Officer
Qualifications 1. Master of Science in Financial Management, The Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom. 2. Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom. 3. Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Working experience and occupation Mr Chong Hong Chuon ("Mr Chong") joined AmREIT Managers Sdn Bhd ("AmREIT") (Formerly known as Am ARA REIT Managers Sdn Bhd) on 2 November 2015 as the Chief Financial Officer. He is overall in charge of the full spectrum of financial matters relating to AmFIRST Real Estate Investment Trust ("AmFIRST REIT") and this includes financial and management reporting, capital management, treasury and taxation. Mr Chong started his career as an auditor and has over nineteen (19) years of extensive financial and management accounting experience, and with extensive experience in real estate industry particularly real estate investment trust ("REIT"). His last position was General Manager, Finance of Tropicana Corporation Berhad. Prior to joining Tropicana Corporation Berhad, he was the Head of Finance of AmREIT (Formerly known as Am ARA REIT Managers Sdn Bhd) (the Manager of AmFIRST REIT) and Group Financial Controller of GLM REIT Management Sdn Bhd (the Manager of Tower REIT).
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer Nil
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer Nil
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries Nil

Remarks :
The appointment of Acting Chief Executive Officer is an interim arrangement prior to the appointment of AmREIT's new Chief Executive Officer.