Cushman & Wakefield Appoints Wong Teck Kow as Managing Director of Legal, Asia Pacific
4 Nov, 2010, Singapore
Cushman & Wakefield has announces today that Wong Teck Kow has been appointed to the position of Managing Director - Legal, Asia Pacific.
Based in Singapore, Teck Kow will be responsible for Cushman & Wakefield’s legal compliance around Asia Pacific. Teck Kow is a fluent Mandarin speaker with over 10 years experience in law.
Sanjay Verma, CEO for Cushman & Wakefield in Asia Pacific commented: "Teck Kow’s appointment forms another step in our plan to allocate new and existing resources to grow and support our business throughout Asia Pacific. As the economy improves in key markets across the region, we couldn’t be better positioned to take advantage of opportunities to expand, and Teck Kow will be an integral member of the Asia leadership team focused on ensuring these opportunities turn into long term assets."
Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, Teck Kow was General Counsel for North Asia at a global real estate firm, for almost 3 years. With a focus on Greater China, he advised on joint ventures, managed licensing, provided litigation council and ethics management. Prior to this, Teck Kow worked with a financial institution as Legal Counsel and also practiced law with a local law firm.Teck Kow graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Law and became a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2000. He is a member of several professional and academic bodies, including the Editorial Board of the China Business Law Journal.