Kaizen is led by Dr Tan Chin Yong, who brings with him an impressive and commendable track record in the property sector. Dr. Tan holds a PhD in Engineering from Cambridge University UK and BSc (Hons First Class) in Computer Sciences from University of Edinburgh UK.
As chief executive officer of the Kinta Properties Group from 2000 to 2008, Dr Tan worked hand-in-hand with the owner (his father-in-law), the late Dato’ K K Lim, and led the Kinta Properties Group to become one of Ipoh’s largest property developers with the successful development of several large scale projects including Bandar Baru Sri Klebang, Meru Valley Resort, Halaman Meru Impian, Sri Iskandar Technology Park, and the Tambun Business Park.
Dr Tan played a pivotal role in the introduction of market leading concepts, designs and management ideas to the group, culminating in the winning of the coveted “CNBC Asia Pacific Property Awards” under the “Best Golf Development Malaysia” category for the Meru Valley Resort development in 2008.
Kaizen won the SME100 Award for Top 100 Fastest Growing SME Company Malaysia for 2012 and Dr. Tan also won the Asia Pacific Enterprise Award 2014 for Most Promising Entrepreneurship.
Also driving Kaizen is General Manager Mr. David Tan Suan Hoong, who brings with him more than 20 years of experience in property development, project management and implementation into the Kaizen Group. Mr. David Tan was formerly the Project Manager of Kinta Properties Group, in charge of Meru Valley Resort Property Development from 2000- 2009. From 2010 to 2012, Mr David Tan attached with Golden State Properties Sdn Bhd in charge of hotel and shops development including Casa Bintang Condominium and Symphony Suites Hotel.
Kaizen has an exclusive sales and marketing partnership with PWP Properties Sdn Bhd for all the Kaizens’ projects. PWPN Properties is headed by Ms Stephanie Heng, formerly the sales and marketing manager of the Kinta Properties Group.
Ms Ann Yap, a UK certified quantity surveyor, heads the sales and project administration department; while Mr Lim Thye Kok manages the group’s projects in Melaka, backed by more than 20 years experience with Gombak Land Sdn Bhd prior to joining Kaizen.