Sin Chew Daily, 15 March 2014 - Dato’ Dickson Tan to be Tropicana Group Deputy CEO

Sin Chew Daily, 15 March 2014

Son of Tan Sri Danny Tan Chee Seng promoted as Deputy Group CEO

( Kuala Lumpur) Tropicana Corporation Berhad (TROP, 5401, mainboard) announced the promotion of its senior management, firstly being Dato Dickson Tan taking up the role of Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, while Edmund Kong Woon Jun was promoted to the post of Group Managing Director. The group also appointed Kok Kong Chin as Group Managing Director, effective from 14 March 2014.

Tropicana Corporation Berhad founder and group executive vice chairman said The promotion of Dickson Tan and Edmund Kong comes is timely with the Group's strategy to accelerate growth and progression, with plans to unlock the value of the Group's substantial asset base and landbank.

Additionally, Dato Yau kok Seng has joined us since January last year, as well as the newly appointed Kok Kong Chin, to drive the Group towards becoming one of Malaysia's top premier developer.

At the age of 32, Dato' Dickson Tan is the son of Tan Sri Danny Tan.

Better known as KC Kok, he has accumulated over 23 years of experience in the financial services industry,with over 10 years of service at CIMB Bank Group,previously holding the chairman post of CIMB Futures Sdn Bhd.

Meanwhile, the Group announced that Dato Andy Khoo Poh Chye resigned as an executive director .