CNBC Global CFO Council

Heather Xie, Global Logistic Properties

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Heather Xie is the Chief Financial Officer of Global Logistic Properties (GLP). GLP is the leading provider of modern logistics facilities in China, Japan and Brazil, managing a US$16.4 billion property portfolio spanning 21.4 million square meters (230 million square feet). GLP was listed on the Singapore Exchange in 2010 in the largest real estate IPO globally.

Ms. Xie was formerly Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of ProLogis China, where she was responsible for finance, treasury, tax, human resources and information technology of the China business. Prior to joining ProLogis, Ms. Xie was the Chief Financial Officer of Momentive Performance Materials Shanghai from 2007 to 2008. Previously, Ms. Xie spent over a decade from 1994 to 2006 in the General Electric group of companies, and held various positions, including serving as the Chief Financial Officer of General Electric Toshiba Silicones and General Electric Infrastructure China/Asia, and the Treasurer and Controller of General Electric Asia Pacific.

Ms. Xie received her Bachelor and Master degree from People's University of China and a Master degree in Economics from Cornell University in New York.

CNBC Global CFO Council

CNBC Global CFO Council


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