Benjamin Teo Paramount Deputy Group CEO

Benjamin Teo Jong Hian

Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

B.A. (Hons) in Politics and Sociology, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom


Mr Benjamin Teo, a Malaysian, aged 34, joined the Board of Paramount Corporation Berhad as an Executive Director on 22 August 2019 and has assumed the position of Deputy Group CEO since 1 September 2021.

Mr Teo started his career at Paramount as a management trainee in 2012. He rose through the ranks to the position as Director of Innovation at Paramount Property in 2015 and as CEO of Paramount Property Development Sdn Bhd in 2018.

He spearheaded the development of Co-labs Coworking in 2016, providing alternative solutions to address the changing needs of today’s workforce. Co-labs Coworking has since expanded from one space in Glenmarie, Shah Alam to five locations across the Klang Valley today namely The Starling Mall and The Starling Plus in Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya, Sekitar26 Enterprise in Shah Alam, Naza Tower in KL City Centre and Tropicana Gardens in Kota Damansara.

On 1 March 2021, Mr Teo assumed the overall responsibility of formulating and implementing strategic and operational plans for Paramount Property, and navigating this business segment into its next phase of growth.

Mr Teo is also the designated officer within management to provide dedicated focus to manage the Group's environmental, social and governance (ESG) sustainability agenda.

Mr Teo, who is the son of the late Dato’ Teo Chiang Quan, is a major shareholder of Paramount.