IOI Properties Appoints Ex-Eco World Chief Financial Officer

IOI Properties has appointed Melissa Tan Swee Peng as its new Chief Financial Officer who will take over the role effective from 1 June 2022. She announced her departure from the Eco World International Group recently.

She has more than 24 years of experience in the financial, property, and banking industries. Upon graduation in 1997, she started her career with the Internal Audit Department of Sunway Holdings Berhad (now known as Sunway Berhad). She then joined the Corporate Finance Department of Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad in 2001, and was involved in various corporate transactions specialising in mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and equity fund raising activities.

In 2007, she joined S P Setia Berhad as a Senior Manager within the Corporate Finance Department and was subsequently promoted to the Head of Corporate Finance. Under her stewardship, S P Setia successfully completed the issuance of a Sukuk Musharakah Programme which clinched 2 Islamic finance awards, namely the Perpetual Deal of the Year and Musharakah Deal of the Year in 2014. In April 2014, she joined Eco World Development Group Berhad as the Head of Corporate Finance.

During her service period, she led the Initial Public Offering exercise of Eco World International Berhad on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad and spearheaded the implementation of several major corporate transactions involving acquisitions, joint-venture arrangements, and equity fundraising. She was then promoted as Chief Financial Officer of Eco World International, on 1 September 2016 and was responsible for overseeing all financial and corporate matters of Eco World International including financial reporting, corporate finance, treasury, investor relations, and performance and risk management. She was also responsible for the overall coordination of sustainability and governance reporting for Eco World International.

Source: Business Today