Ascendas-Singbridge appoints new chief for India ops

Ascendas-Singbridge Group's head of corporate strategy and development Vinamra Srivastava will succeed Mr Sanjay Dutt as the firm's chief executive of India operations and private funds, with effect from April 1.

In his new role, Mr Srivastava will lead the company's operations in India through its next phase of growth and development. He will oversee operations, business development and strategic planning, and contribute to expanding the group's portfolio of assets there.

The urban development and business space solutions provider which is jointly owned by Temasek Holdings and JTC Corporation manages over 13 million square feet of assets across Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, Gurgaon and Mumbai in India. It also has been operating in India for over two decades under subsidiary Ascendas.

Group chief executive Miguel Ko said Mr Srivastava played a key leadership role to develop the India strategy for Ascendas-Singbridge, and ensured consistent strategy execution across investment, development, operations and asset management.

"With his cross-border consultancy experience and deep knowledge of Ascendas-Singbridge's strategy, we are confident that he will lead Ascendas-Singbridge's India operations and private funds to its next phase of growth," he noted.

The company said Mr Srivastava joined Ascendas-Singbridge in October 2015.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 23, 2018, with the headline 'Ascendas-Singbridge appoints new chief for India ops'. Subscribe