4 February, PETALING JAYA – In a filing to Bursa Malaysia today, property developer Tropicana Corporation Berhad announced the promotion and appointment of Lee Han Ming as its Group CEO. Lee will step up and join Tropicana Group Managing Director, Dion Tan in the senior leadership team. This new addition is part of Tropicana’s strategic move to strengthen its team as well as steer the Group forward as it focuses on identifying, optimising and unlocking its landbank through careful planning, development and value creation.
Commenting on Lee’s appointment, Dion said: “Over the years, Tropicana has built a strong brand name, transforming the property landscape towards our mission of redefining the art of living. We are pleased to welcome such a valuable board member at this pivotal time. Lee’s background and experience in the property industry have been a great asset for our Group in the planning and development of our signature townships. We are very grateful for his contributions and together, we aim to positively impact not just our business ecosystem but to build a more resilient and agile corporation.”
Lee is a civil engineer by profession, with over 30 years of experience in the property sector under his belt. He has held several key positions over the years in reputable corporations. Prior to this, Lee started out as a design consultant in the United Kingdom and joined Tropicana in 2018 as the Group Managing Director of the Project Division. Lee is instrumental in the successful creation, planning and execution of Tropicana’s signature townships across Malaysia.
Under the guidance of Tropicana Board Members, together with Dion and Tan Sri Dato’ Tan Chee Sing, the Founder and Group Executive Vice Chairman of Tropicana, Lee will assume overall key responsibilities in driving the growth of the Group, in particular, to add more value to the quality and innovation of each project delivered.
Tropicana strives to realise the potential value of their 2,344-acre total landbank with an estimated RM80 billion GDV, adding to their stable of over 50 completed properties and 6 ongoing townships with more underway. While lining up exciting new developments and living concepts, Tropicana aims to maintain an agile and proactive approach towards the changing market conditions to benefit their stakeholders and residents alike.