REA Group appoints Kerry Wong as CEO - Greater China

REA Group appoints Kerry Wong as CEO - Greater China

HONG KONG, Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- REA Group has appointed Ms Kerry Wong as Chief Executive Officer - Greater China, effective immediately.

Ms Wong will be part of the Group's Asian leadership team and report to REA Group Asia Chief Executive Officer, Henry Ruiz. She is responsible for overseeing and setting the digital strategy in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China and Taiwan, as well as leading a team across sales, marketing and operations.

Ms Wong joins REA Group from PayPal where she held a number of senior regional leadership roles including Senior Director Global Operations for Asia Pacific and Managing Director of Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan. Prior to that she was the eBay Regional Managing Director, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. She brings with her more than 20 years' experience in leadership roles across Asia, which has included senior positions with ZUJI Hong Kong and American Express.

Henry Ruiz, REA Group Asia CEO, commented: "The Greater China region is a key area of focus for us as we implement our growth strategy across Asia.

"We're excited about the world-class digital experience Kerry brings to our Asian business, which will help drive our future success in the region," said Mr Ruiz.

Kerry Wong, REA Group Asia CEO -- Greater China, commented: "I'm incredibly excited to have the opportunity to join REA Group as the business continues to expand in Asia.

"Together with the rest of my team, I look forward to developing innovative products that will transform the digital real estate industry, and drive better value for our customers and consumers in Greater China," said Ms Wong.  

About REA Group Limited: ( REA Group Limited ACN 068 349 066 (ASX:REA) ("REA Group") is a multinational digital advertising business specialising in property. REA Group operates Australia's leading residential and commercial property websites, and, Chinese property site and a number of property portals in Asia via its ownership of iProperty Group. REA Group also owns Smartline Home Loans Pty Ltd, an Australian mortgage broking franchise group, and holds a significant shareholding in property websites Move, Inc in the US and PropTiger in India., and SMART Expo are part of the REA Group operating in Hong Kong. The brands aim to provide consumer with extensive local and oversea property news, listings and investment opportunities while offering property and home-related advertiser with one-stop multi-platform solution from online, mobile, print to event and expo.

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