2 October 2017, Petaling Jaya – Property developer, Tropicana Corporation Berhad and its group of companies (Tropicana or the Group) today announced the retirement of Dato’ Yau Kok Seng, who has served as Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of the Group since January 2013.
Prior to this, the Tropicana’s Board of Directors had been informed of Dato’ Yau’s intention to retire at the end of 2017. However, due to health reasons, the date has been brought forward to 30 November 2017 instead. The Group will continue to conduct a comprehensive search for his replacement.
Acknowledging Dato’ Yau’s contribution, Tan Sri Othman Abdul Razak, Chairman of Tropicana, said, “On behalf of the Board of Directors of Tropicana, I would like to thank Dato’ Yau for his contributions to the Group. Dato’ Yau’s leadership and knowledge of the business have proved valuable to the Group, and we wish him well. The Board is satisfied that all major projects and initiatives are in good hands and are proceeding as planned.”
Dato’ Yau is a chartered accountant and has more than 30 years of experience in auditing, corporate finance and general management. Prior to joining Tropicana, he was with Hong Leong Industries Berhad, where he served as Group Managing Director since September 2011 and before that, he was the Managing Director of Sunway Holdings Berhad since April 2001.