The iProperty Group, owner of Asia’s No.1 network of property portals, today announced the appointment of Mario Gaw as General Manager, tasked with leading and accelerating Rumah123.com’s growth in Indonesia.
In a statement released by the iProperty Group, Chief Executive Officer, Shaun Di Gregorio said that the management change in Rumah123.com, Indonesia’s No.1 property portal, was in line with the company’s mission in taking the leading portal into its next phase of growth.
“We are pleased to have Gaw on board as General Manager of Rumah123.com. His extensive experience in the online industry and the local market makes him the ideal candidate to lead our business in Indonesia to greater heights,” added Di Gregorio.
Since the iProperty Group acquired Rumah123.com in 2011, the portal has and continues to build a strong brand presence in Indonesia. As a highly innovative company that has launched various effective campaigns and platforms that meet the needs of both its consumers and customers, Rumah123.com has successfully cemented its position as the No.1 property portal in Indonesia.
He added that in order for the company to continue on its planned growth trajectory, the hire of a local General Manager was crucial. With more than 8 years of management experience, Gaw is poised to bring forth new innovative marketing campaigns and business solutions to support this rapid growth phase of the business.
“Gaw possesses the right blend of diverse marketing expertise and leadership experience to help take our business to the next level. We’re thrilled to have him on the team,” explained Di Gregorio.
Gaw, who also firmly believes that team work is a cohesive effort in achieving the company’s goals, added that Indonesia is experiencing a huge growth in internet penetration and there are tremendous opportunities for Rumah123.com to take the business to higher grounds.
“I have been fortunate to have the opportunity to make a solid impact in transforming how Indonesians shop for products via my previous leadership role at Lazada Indonesia, a Rocket Internet venture. I am excited to join the Rumah123.com team and I look forward to contributing my experience to help achieve the company’s long term strategy,” said Gaw.
He added that his ultimate goal as General Manager of Rumah123.com is to ensure that Rumah123.com continues to be the leader in its market by providing the best property hunting experience possible. At the same time, to become the best qualified leads generation tool for customers and partners.
Di Gregorio concluded saying, “We intend to accelerate our growth in Indonesia by continuously innovating and providing solutions that meet and exceed the requirement of both our consumers, partners and customers. With Gaw on board, we will not just expand our presence in Indonesia but also become the unrivaled market leader in the industry.”
Gaw takes over as General Manager of Rumah123.com from Andy Roberts whose employment agreement with the iProperty Group has concluded.