Mr Yong was appointed as the Chairman on 28 July 2017 and Independent Non-executive Director of the Manager on 1 November 2010. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Remuneration Committee.
Mr Yong was the Managing Director of InnoTek Limited, a technology focused group of companies listed on the main board of the SGX-ST. He was also the chairman and CEO of Mansfield Manufacturing Co, Limited, a Hong Kong incorporated precision engineering group with manufacturing facilities in Donguan, Suzhou, Dalian and Wuhan, in the People's Republic of China and operations in Netherlands and Czech Republic in Europe. He retired from his active roles in May 2014.
Mr Yong is a Chartered Accountant (Singapore) and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). He started his accounting and auditing career with KPMG LLP and subsequently spent more than 10 years in Ernst & Young until 1994; and thereafter, as Partner in Moore Stephens, an international accounting firm. In his foray into the corporate world, Mr Yong took on the position of Group Financial Controller at QAF Ltd, a SGX-ST main board listed FMCG group between 1996 and 1999. Since 1999, Mr Yong has been with InnoTek Limited, and held key leadership roles which span over 15 years, serving initially as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director and subsequently as Managing Director.
With a robust background in accounting, auditing, finance and, advisory services, Mr Yong played pivotal roles in M&A transactions, strategic investments and corporate functions in InnoTek Limited to unlock shareholder value. He was also the key driver for its strategic direction, operational excellence, corporate governance compliance and risk management. Under his leadership, InnoTek Limited won the investor choice, "Best Corporate Governance award (small cap, <S$300 million)" for two consecutive years in 2012 and 2013.
Mr Yong also served as a member of the financial statements review committee and was a member of the China Committee of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the International Management Centre, Europe.
Mr Xayaraj is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Manager. He is Executive Director of the Manager since 15 March 2010. He has more than 24 years of experience in real estate investment, development and asset management in many property markets.
Before joining the Manager, Mr Xayaraj was the Director, Real Estate Investments of AACP from October 2009 to August 2010. From January 2009 to August 2009, Mr Xayaraj worked as Senior Manager, Marketing at Cambridge Industrial Property Management Pte. Ltd.
Mr Xayaraj was with Cambridge Industrial Trust Management Limited from December 2005 to December 2008 as Assistant Vice President (Investment). From January 2004 to December 2005, he was involved in the business development and asset management at Ascendas Land (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
Mr Xayaraj was Vice President, Research and Finance at Pacific Star Asset Management Pte. Ltd. from January 2003 to December 2003 and was Assistant Manager, Project & Financial Analysis at Pacific Star Property Management Pte Ltd from July 2002 to December 2002. Mr Xayaraj also held other positions such as Senior Manager (Research) with Jones Lang LaSalle Property Consultants Pte Ltd from January 2002 to April 2002, Equities Research Analyst with OUB Securities Pte Ltd from July 1999 to March 2001, UOB Investment Research Pte Ltd from December 1997 to July 1999 and Tsang & Ong Research (Pte) Ltd from January 1997 to December 1997, and Property Analyst/Valuer at Stewart, Young, Hillesheim & Atlin Ltd in Toronto (Canada) from February 1988 to December 1994.
Mr Xayaraj is a recipient of Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award 2015 Singapore under ï¿½Most Promisingï¿½ category, presented by Enterprise Asia.
Mr Xayaraj holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) degree from the University of Windsor and a Master of Business Administration from the Imperial College, University of London.
Mr Chua was appointed as Non-executive Director of the Manager on 1 November 2010. He is a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee.
For more than 20 years, Mr Chua has worked at Vibrant Group Limited, the Sponsor of Sabana REIT. Vibrant Group Limited is a leading logistics, real estate and financial services group. He has served in numerous vocations in management and operations at Vibrant Group over the years.
Mr Chua is currently Executive Director and Chief Corporate Development Officer of Vibrant Group Limited and is responsible for corporate development, investment and properties within the Group. He is concurrently a non-executive director of Freight Management Holdings Berhad, an associate company of Vibrant Group Limited, which is listed on Bursa Malaysia. Mr Chua also holds the position of Executive Director in a number of other subsidiaries in Vibrant Group located in Singapore and overseas.
Mr Chua holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Singapore, a Diploma in Personnel Management from the Singapore Institute of Management and Singapore Institute of Personnel Management and a Diploma in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.