iProperty, the owner of Asia’s No.1 group of property portal sites, has announced the appointment of Mr Ben Chien, as General Manager of the region’s leading commercial property portal; CommercialAsia.com
Online PR News – 16-October-2012 – Singapore – iProperty Group Hires Senior Management Talent With Key Appointment
Friday October 12th – iProperty Group Ltd (ASX: IPP), the owner of Asia’s No. 1 network of property portal sites under the iProperty brand (www.iproperty.com), today announced that it had made a key appointment; Mr Ben Chien has been appointed as General Manager of the region’s leading commercial property portal; CommercialAsia.com. Mr Chien will be based in Hong Kong and his role will be to drive the strategic direction and growth of CommercialAsia.com across the region, leveraging on the iProperty Group’s network of market leading property portals in Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Macau and Singapore.
Mr Chien has previously held senior management roles at Yahoo! in Taiwan, Hong Kong and the U.S.A. and was most recently Vice President, Marketing and Sales at PCCW Media Limited in Hong Kong. The appointment of Mr Chien also marks the movement of CommercialAsia.com’s operational base from Singapore to Hong Kong.
”Mr Chien brings an outstanding mix of skills and capabilities to the role of General Manager for our commercial property portal. His understanding of the technical basis for our products and services combined with his world class experience in sales and marketing makes for a great fit for the role,” commented iProperty Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr Shaun Di Gregorio.
“CommercialAsia.com is already the leading commercial property portal in the region following its launch earlier this year. With the appointment of Mr Chien we will also move the operational base of the portal from Singapore to Hong Kong. We believe that a greater focus on that part of the region will provide even more opportunity for the CommercialAsia.com business to accelerate growth and tap into even greater potential markets” added Di Gregorio.
“Attracting talent like Mr Chien also highlights the growing reputation of the iProperty Group as a dynamic business in the region and reflects our market leadership position. Our focus on providing consumers with the best possible experience when searching for property coupled with our commitment to driving leads to our advertisers continues to be the drivers of our success” added Di Gregorio.
For more information please contact:
Shaun Di Gregorio
Chief Executive Officer
iProperty Group Limited
Mobile: +60 17207 6221
Tel : +61 2 9329 0277
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