Rumah.com, part of the PropertyGuru Group, announced the appointment of Chris Antonius as the new Managing Director for Indonesia.
Mr. Chris Antonius takes over from Mr. Harlow G. Russell who will be returning to the PropertyGuru Group Headquarters in Singapore as Vice President of International Operations to assist with the regional and global growth of the company.
Chris has a track record of delivering above-target performance and managing online companies to achieve significant growth, gaining maximum profit, and promoting the company’s vision and mission to serve consumers and customers. He joins Rumah.com from Indonesia’s number 1 online recruitment portal website, in which he was Country General Manager for nearly four years.
Under his leadership, the company grew to become the dominant player in the online recruitment industry in Indonesia. Chris will now bring his digital media, business development and leadership skills and passion to the world of online real estate for Indonesia’s leading property site, Rumah.com.
Chris, talking about his new position, says: “It is an honour to take over the leadership of Rumah.com. The business has established itself as the dominant forefront leader in the online property advertising market in Indonesia, and is well positioned to take advantage of the rapid growth of domestic property demand. I look forward to working with PropertyGuru Group to achieve Rumah.com’s target to transform the way 245 million Indonesians buy, sell and invest in property.”
Steve Melhuish, Group CEO of PropertyGuru said, “I’m delighted to welcome an A star player such as Chris into the PropertyGuru family. He brings an impressive digital media, business development and leadership track record, which I’m confident, will further support our rapid growth and market leadership in Indonesia.”