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PropertyGuru looks to Shyn to lead its Data and Software Solutions business

PropertyGuru looks to Shyn to lead its Data and Software Solutions business

PropertyGuru Group Limited has announced the appointment of Shyn Yee Ho-Strangas as Managing Director for the Data and Software Solutions (DSS) business. She joins PropertyGuru’s Group Leadership Team and will report to CEO and Managing Director, Hari V Krishnan.

Shyn Yee brings deep domain knowledge in travel and technology, having served online travel company Expedia Group for close to a decade. Most recently as the director of global product management at Expedia Group, Shyn Yee has extensive experience devising strategies and software solutions for enterprise players in the travel space. She has led large teams driving global strategic and cross-functional workstreams, focusing on global market expansion and local optimisation.

At PropertyGuru, she will be responsible for driving the vision, strategy, and execution of innovative and game-changing data and software solutions and services, with a focus on enterprise customers in the property sector. Supported by her team within the DSS business unit, Shyn Yee will lead the charge to identify and accelerate opportunities to pursue PropertyGuru’s quest to build the property trust platform in Southeast Asia.

Shyn Yee’s appointment coincides with the Group’s recent listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker “PGRU”. The Group also recently announced strong performance that beat forecasted revenue, delivering over S$100m revenue in 2021, a 22.7% increase year-on-year. As Southeast Asia’s #1 digital property marketplace with leading positions in Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand[2], the Group plans to deepen investments in proprietary data and technology to drive greater transparency and efficiency in the property market and create a trusted platform for property seekers, agents, consumers, developers and banks.

Hari V. Krishnan, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, PropertyGuru Group, said, “Shyn Yee brings along years of valuable experience building software solutions for enterprise players in a dynamic sector. This will be a critical asset as we build out our software products and expand our data solutions. Over the last 15 years, our growth and success have been due to constant investments in technology, providing solutions that solve customer pain-points. I am confident that she will be an invaluable leader to push forward our agenda for data transparency and bring solutions that the industry needs.”

Shyn Yee Ho-Strangas, Managing Director, Data and Software Solutions, PropertyGuru Group, said, “I am thrilled to join PropertyGuru Group at such an exciting and defining juncture in the company’s journey. Their laser-focus on customer needs and vision to become the trusted advisor resonates with me, and I look forward to joining forces to build solutions that can help people in Southeast Asia find, finance, and own their homes in an efficient and transparent manner.”

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