The Manager

GLM REIT Management Sdn Bhd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad – an established, award-winning property developer and the property arm of the Hong Leong Group.

GLM REIT Management Sdn Bhd brings together a team of dynamic, young professionals with extensive experience in real estate development, finance and asset management. As the appointed Manager of Tower REIT, it is responsible for the overall management and administration of the Trust, including the Trust’s investments, asset enhancement and capital management initiatives.

The Manager’s vision for Tower REIT is to create spaces that cater to the changing needs of business space occupiers, provide exceptional service levels to tenants and at the same time, generate regular and stable distributions to Unitholders while achieving medium- to long-term growth in Tower REIT's NAV per Unit.

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Board Of Directors


Non-Executive Director/ Non-Independent

Age 67, Male, Malaysian

Mr Tang Hong Cheong is a Member of The Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has over 40 years of broad-based and C-suite expertise in finance, treasury, risk management, operations and strategic planning. He possesses in-depth knowledge in investment, manufacturing, financial services, property development, gaming and hospitality industry. He has held various senior management positions in different companies within the Hong Leong Group, prior to his retirement as President & Chief Executive Officer of Guoco Group Limited in December 2020.

Mr Tang Hong Cheong is the Chairman of GLM REIT Management Sdn Bhd (“GLM REIT”) and was appointed to the Board of Directors GLM REIT on 1 July 2021.

He is also the Chairman of GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad ("GLM"), a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad; and a Director of Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad, a public company.


Non-Executive Director/Non-Independent

Age 52, Male, Singaporean

Mr Cheng Hsing Yao holds a Master in Design Studies from Harvard University, Bachelor of Architecture from Newcastle University, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Arts from National University of Singapore (NUS).

Mr Cheng is the Group Chief Executive Officer of GuocoLand Limited (GLL), GLM’s holding company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Mr Cheng has extensive experience in the real estate sector including developing integrated mixed-developments, Premium Grade A offices, high-end residential projects as well as in urban planning.

He has held various senior positions with GLL Group, most recently the Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Singapore. Prior to joining GLL Group in 2012, he was with the Singapore public service, where he held leadership positions at the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and Centre for Liveable Cities under the Ministry of National Development.

Currently, Mr Cheng is a board member of Singapore’s National Parks Board. In addition, he is a member of URA’s International Panel of Experts, as well as its Design Advisory Committee and Heritage and Identity Partnership.

Mr Cheng is a member of the management board of the Institute of Real Estate and Urban Studies at the NUS. He is also the Founding Chairman of Discover Tanjong Pagar – the Business Improvement District association for Tanjong Pagar, and currently serves as a Director of the association. Mr Cheng was appointed by the President of the Republic of Singapore as a Nominated Member of Parliament from January 2021 to July 2023.

Mr Cheng was appointed to the Board of GLM REIT on 1 July 2021. He is a member of the Board Audit & Risk Management Committee and Nominating Committee of GLM REIT.

He is also a Director of GLM, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.


Executive Director/Non-Independent

Age 43, Female, Malaysian

Puan Noorbaizura graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from University Teknologi Mara in 2002. Subsequently in August 2003, she completed her Association of Chartered Certified Accountants professional examination.

Puan Noorbaizura brings with her 20 years of working experience which is primarily focused on investment and asset management, including experience in spearheading the real estate portfolios for public listed real estate investment trusts and government-linked companies. She has held various senior management positions in her previous employment, among others, Portfolio Manager-Savills Malaysia Asset Management, Chief Executive Officer of Amanahraya-Kenedix REIT Manager, Director for Naza Asset Management and Senior Vice President of Medini Iskandar Malaysia (Johor).

Puan Noorbaizura is currently the Managing Director (“MD”) of GLM. Prior to her appointment as the MD of GLM, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of GLM REIT.

Puan Noorbaizura was appointed to the Board of GLM REIT on 18 May 2023.


Non-Executive Director/ Independent

Age 65, Female, Malaysian

Ms Lim Tau Kien graduated from the University of Glasgow and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Ms Lim began her career with Ernst & Young, United Kingdom, before serving the Ministry of Finance and Prime Minister’s Department as a Federal Accountant. She subsequently joined the Royal Dutch Shell Group where she held various senior finance roles over a period of 25 years in Malaysia, Australia and China, her last position being the Country Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director/Country Controller of the Shell Companies of China from 2004 to 2008.

Ms Lim has been a director of listed and non-listed companies since 1997. She was appointed to the Board of GLM REIT on 25 July 2019. She is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Board Audit & Risk Management Committee of GLM REIT.


Non-Executive Director/ Independent 

Age 65, Male, Malaysian

YBhg Dato’ Tan Ang Meng is a certified public accountant and was admitted to the membership of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 1980.

YBhg Dato’ Tan started his career in 1975 with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Kuala Lumpur in the audit division. He left the firm in 1981 to join UMW. In 1983, he joined Guinness Malaysia Berhad. Following the merger between Guinness Malaysia Berhad and Malayan Breweries (M) Sdn Bhd, he was transferred to Malayan Breweries Limited in 1991 (which later changed its name to Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd) and served within the Group until January 2001. During that period, he held various senior management positions with his last position as Regional Director based in Singapore with responsibility for the brewery operations in China, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar. In March 2001, he joined as Chief Executive Officer of Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd, a position he held until his retirement in November 2010.

YBhg Dato’ Tan was appointed to the Board of GLM REIT on 1 September 2020. He is the Chairman of the Board Audit & Risk Management Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee of GLM REIT. 

YBhg Dato’ Tan is also a Director of Southern Steel Berhad and Red Sena Berhad (under members’ voluntary liquidation), both listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad; and a director of QBE Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad, a public company.

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50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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