Raimon Land's plans for the future

CEO Johnson Tan's 'can-do' attitude has enabled him to run a tight ship and now he is gearing the firm up for expansion. By MINDY TAN

Published Sun, Dec 29, 2013 · 10:00 PM
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A CERTAIN "can-do" attitude seems to drive Johnson Tan, the man behind Raimon Land and the sole Singaporean chief executive of a Thai-listed company.

The "banker since Day 1" heads a property firm that saw a turnaround in its fortunes only a few years ago despite having been listed on the Thai stock exchange since 1993. By his reckoning, the group could soon face another test with the property market due for a correction.

"I think it's still a sound economy, but it will not be hunky dory. There was a nice run up in property prices right up to th…

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