Oriental Daily, 16 March 2014 - Tropicana Corporation management changes

Oriental Daily, 16 March 2014

(Kuala Lumpur, 15 March) Tropicana Corporation Berhad (TROP, 5401, mainboard) announced the promotions of Dato Dickson Tan as the new deputy group chief executive officer, and Dato Edmund Kong Woon Jun as group managing director, at the same time, the group also appointed Kok Kong Chin as its new Managing Director, with 23 years of experience in the investment field, with effect from 14 March, 2014.

Dato' Dickson Tan is the son of Tropicana Corporation Berhad's Tan Sri Danny Tan.

Dato' Dickson Tan and Edmund Kong Woon Jun were both Deputy Managing Directors of their respective companies.

While he is an experienced investment banking personnel before joining Tropicana Corporation Berhad he served in CIMB international banking group for 10 years as the head of regional banks, international banking and transaction services; he was also the deputy-head of investment banking and head of equities, just to name a few.

Also the Group Executive Vice Chairman of the company, Tan Sri Danny Tan said in a statement that the personnel changes is timely with the company's transformation strategy and accelerates the release of landbank to encourage next year's shareholder value.

In addition, the company also announced that Dato Andy Khoo Poh Chye has stepped down as the company's executive director.