Kho leads PropertyGuru operations

Malaysia - PropertyGuru Group has appointed Gerard Kho (pictured) as its new country manager for Malaysia effective 1 February.

Kho will oversee all aspects of PropertyGuru's Malaysian-based operations, inclusive of day-to-day operations in KL, Penang and the Iskandar region in Johor while promoting the company's rapid expansion within the online portal market amongst consumers and advertiser clients.

Kho has had experience in the real estate markets in Australia, Singapore and Malaysia.

Formerly chief executive officer at Reapfield, he was responsible for successfully growing its revenue base by 90% within four years.

He has also co-authored the Thrust in 2012, a leading publication on the Malaysian real estate industry and is a notable industry speaker.

"As the fastest growing online property portal in Malaysia, there's great opportunity for us to further establish ourselves as the preferred choice for consumers when it comes to buying or renting property or looking for market intelligence," said Kho.