IGB’s Tan Chin Nam passes away


Chin Nam is also an avid chess player and owns a number of Australia-based thoroughbred racehorses. He is the principal owner of one of Australia

PETALING JAYA: Property tycoon Datuk Tan Chin Nam (pic), 92, the co-founder of IGB Corp Bhd and Tan & Tan Developments Bhd, passed away yesterday.

Chin Nam started from humble beginnings as a street vendor selling vegetables, chickens and fruits, together with his brother the late Tan Kim Yeow, before setting up a trading company, Wah Seong (Malaya) Trading Co Sdn Bhd in 1955.

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