DATO’ ERIC ONG KOOK LIONG
Non-Independent Executive Director
He is the co-founder of the KIP group of companies and is an Executive Director of KIP group of companies. He is responsible for spearheading leasing, retail development conceptualisation and tenant mix strategy for all projects including the KipMart portfolio.
He has over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing of property, property investment and hospitality. He was instrumental in the planning, design, marketing and 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 high-rise apartments, shop houses, factories and landed properties.
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 1989 as a sales executive in MBf Property Services Sdn Bhd where he was involved in the Kepong Sentral project and Rawang Industrial Park development. He joined Tanco Properties Sdn Bhd in 1991 as a sales manager, where he was involved in the sales and marketing of a development known as Rawang Country Homes, a 200-acre mixed development of retail and residential properties.
From 1993 to 1996, he was Executive 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.