DEREK GOH NAMED VICE PRESIDENT LEGAL & COMPLIANCE, ASIA FOR WYNDHAM DESTINATIONS ASIA PACIFIC
SINGAPORE (May 14, 2019) - Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific has appointed Derek Goh as Vice President Legal and Compliance, Asia based at the company’s Singapore corporate office.
Reporting to Liz Collinson, Senior Vice President Legal & Compliance, Asia Pacific, Mr Goh will be responsible for providing strategic legal advice in respect of corporate acquisitions, consumer financing, commercial contracts and leases, hotel management agreements, dispute resolution, and employment and industrial relations matters.
Mr Goh was most recently General Counsel for Straits Real Estate. Previously, he held the General Counsel role at Guocoland Limited for three years and the Senior Counsel - Asia, Australia and New Zealand role at General Electric Company for nine years.
He has comprehensive transactional and hospitality experience and has been involved in capital raisings, real estate investments, property development, construction, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures across Asia Pacific. In addition, he has extensive regulatory and compliance acumen.
About Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific
Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific is a division of global hospitality giant, Wyndham Destinations (NYSE: WYND). It develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests in a network of vacation ownership resorts and is Wyndham Destinations’ largest vacation ownership development operation outside of North America. Across its vacation clubs, resorts and corporate headquarters, it employs close to 4,000 employees in Asia Pacific. Its portfolio extends across Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Thailand, Indonesia and Europe.
The company’s management subsidiaries manage a collection of close to 40 hotel and resorts in the region, some of which are mixed-use developments where Wyndham Destinations holds an owning interest
Mr Goh will officially start with the company on May 13.