DATO’ CHEW LAK SEONG
Managing Director and Non-Independent Executive Director
Dato’ Chew Lak Seong was appointed to the Board as Managing Director on 18 December 2015.
He is the co-founder of the KIP group of companies and has been the Managing Director of KIP group of companies since 1998.
He has over 35 years of experience in property development and investment, hospitality, retail design and development, project management and corporate management. He was instrumental in the completion of Kipark Puchong, Kipark Selayang, Harmoni Park, Taman Tampoi Indah in Johor and Taman Perindustrian KIP in Kuala Lumpur, a mixed development comprising of highrise medium-cost apartments, shop houses and factories
Under the Promoters’ leadership, KIP group of companies has successfully revived an abandoned mixed development project located in Sri Utara, Kuala Lumpur, namely Kipark Sri Utara, consisting of residences (Taman Seri Utara), offices (Menara KIP) and hotel (KIP Hotel), with a combined gross development value of more than RM500.0 million
He began his career in 1980 as a project manager in MBf Property Services Sdn Bhd, where he was involved in projects in Penang, namely, 1 Persiaran Gurney condominium, Midland Park condominium, and Boundary Court apartments. In 1988, he joined Rawang Industrials & Property Sdn Bhd as general manager of property development where he was involved in Rawang Jaya mixed development, Kepong Sentral shop apartments and Desa Jaya mixed development in Johor Bahru
He subsequently joined Tanco Properties Sdn Bhd as general manager of property development from 1990 to 1993. At Tanco Properties Sdn Bhd, he was involved in a development known as Rawang Country Homes, a 200-acre mixed development of retail and residential properties and the Duta Vista apartments in Kuala Lumpur
From 1993 to 1996, he was Managing Director of property development in Meda group of companies. He contributed towards the success in the completion of the Summit Square, Summit Parade, Summit City and Plaza Bukit Mertajam.
He holds a B.Sc (Hons) Degree majoring in Housing, Building and Planning from University Sains Malaysia.