REA Group appoints new CEO for Greater China

REA Group has appointed Kerry Wong as chief executive officer - Greater China, effective immediately.

Wong will be part of the Group's Asian leadership team and report to REA Group Asia chief executive officer, Henry Ruiz. She is responsible for overseeing and setting the digital strategy in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China and Taiwan, as well as leading a team across sales, marketing and operations.

Wong joins REA Group from PayPal where she held a number of senior regional leadership roles including senior director global operations for Asia Pacific and managing director of Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan. Prior to that she was the eBay regional managing director, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. She brings with her more than 20 years' experience in leadership roles across Asia, which has included senior positions with ZUJI Hong Kong and American Express.

Henry Ruiz, REA Group Asia CEO, commented: "The Greater China region is a key area of focus for us as we implement our growth strategy across Asia.

"We're excited about the world-class digital experience Kerry brings to our Asian business, which will help drive our future success in the region."

Kerry Wong, REA Group Asia CEO of Greater China, commented: "Together with the rest of my team, I look forward to developing innovative products that will transform the digital real estate industry, and drive better value for our customers and consumers in Greater China."