Ben Chien has been appointed as General Manager of Asia’s leading commercial property portal, CommercialAsia.com, part of the iProperty Group network. Mr Chien will be based in Hong Kong and his role will be to drive the strategic direction and growth of the company across the region.
Mr Chien has previously held senior management roles at Yahoo! in Taiwan, Hong Kong and the US 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.