Generali Real Estate appoints head of Asia
Generali Real Estate, the real estate asset manager of the Generali Group with €28bn of property assets around the world, has appointed Andy Tan to take responsibility over its operations in Asia.
Tan will oversee GRE’s activities on the Asian portfolio, including new investments and property enhancement.
Andy Tan has about 20 years of international experience in the real estate industry. Prior to joining Generali, he was Executive Vice President at MEAG Pacific Star Asset Management – part of Munich Ergo Asset Management – with responsibility over real estate asset management business in Asia from 2007 to 2013.
Prior to that, he was Vice President of the real estate arm of GIC, the Government of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, covering investments in Asia, Australia and Europe from 1998 to 2005. He graduated from the National University of Singapore in Electrical Engineering. Andy Tan is the Chairman of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association – Singapore Chapter and the Director and Governing Council member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He will be based in Singapore.
Christian Delaire, CEO of Generali Real Estate, said: “I am extremely happy to welcome Andy on board. Thanks to his impressive expertise and outstanding network, I am sure he will contribute significantly to Generali Real Estate’s growth strategy in Asia, a region that will provide great opportunities to strengthen and diversify our portfolio.”
Commenting on his appointment, Andy Tan said: “It is indeed an honor to join Generali Real Estate and be part of such a prestigious organization with a very rich history, a culture of success and a track record spanning centuries”.