Dato’ Tan Kean Tet is the visionary founder and chairman of Iconic Group Sdn Bhd (“Iconic”) and its group of companies (“Iconic Group”), a propertydevelopment group based in Penang.
Dato’ Tan started his career in 1991 as a consultant with Penshrimp Sdn Bhd, an aquaculture company incorporated on 22 March 1991. Subsequently, he acquired Penshrimp Sdn Bhd and was appointed as the chairman and director of Penshrimp Sdn Bhd on 19 May 1993, a position which he held until January 2015. On 14 February 1997, 23 July 2002 and 22 August 2013, he incorporated Penshrimp Hatchery Sdn Bhd, PenshrimpAquaculture Sdn Bhd and Penshrimp Fishery Sdn Bhd respectively, all of which are principally involved in breeding marine fishes for export.
After 20 years of experience in running his own aquaculture companies, he ventured into property development through the incorporation of Iconicin 2011 and subsequently expanded the business of Iconic into the hospitality sector in 2016. Since the incorporation of Iconic, he has led Iconic Group in completing property development projects worth approximately RM500 million in gross development value. Among the notable projects completed by Iconic Group are Icon City and Iconic Skies.
As the founder and chairman of Iconic Group, Dato’ Tan is responsible for the overall management and strategic planning of Iconic Group corporate activities and projects. To date, he has accumulated more than eight (8) years of experience in property development as well as hotel development and management.