PropertyGuru Group, Asia’s leading online property group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy Williams as Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this newly-created role, Jeremy will lead PropertyGuru’s strategic projects, maximise operational efficiencies and manage the talent organisation across the Group’s offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.
Jeremy brings with him a wealth of international experience having worked in the consumer internet and aviation industries across financial, business development and general management roles in Asia and the US. Prior to joining PropertyGuru Group, Jeremy was the Group Chief Financial Officer at CarTrade.com, India’s leading auto classifieds company. Jeremy was also part of the founding management team at CarTrade.com and played an instrumental role in taking the company to its leadership position. During his tenure, the company raised US$ 230 million in institutional capital from leading investors, including Warburg Pincus, Temasek and Tiger Global. He played a key role in the acquisition of CarWale.com, one of India’s largest internet acquisitions, and the post-merger integration.
Hari Krishnan, Chief Executive Officer, PropertyGuru Group said, “I am delighted to welcome Jeremy to the Group. He is a seasoned executive with great entrepreneurial energy – a rare find in our region. As we continue our rapid growth, he will greatly aid our quest for higher efficiency, for the business overall. We continue to develop our highly experienced executive team, and Jeremy is a strong addition to the Group. I look forward to working with him closely.”
Commenting on his appointment, Jeremy Williams, Chief Operating Officer, PropertyGuru Group said, “I am very excited to join PropertyGuru and to work with the team and partners that delivered the Company’s existing success across Southeast Asia. The Group’s focus is on creating innovative solutions to help consumers make confident property decisions and I am looking forward to contributing to this goal.”