Dato’ Leslie Lee Kim Guan is the Founder and Group Executive of New Bob Group of Companies. Upon completion of upper six in Penang Free School, he left for Hong Kong to further his studies and obtained diploma in navigational officers from Hong Kong Polytechnic two years later.
Dato’ Leslie is the key driving force behind the phenomenal growth and success of the company. He undertook the real estate business in 1975, founded and started New Bob Group. Today, the group business repertoire is very diversified ranging from property development, rent-a-car, auctioning, MM2H, property management to hotel and hospitality. In recognition of his achievement, he was conferred with a Darjah Setia Pangkuan Negeri (DSPN), which carried the title “Dato” by Penang State Governor in 2000. Darjah Yang Mulia Pangkuan Negeri (DMPN) in 2016.
Throughout the years, Dato’ Leslie has contributed his time and financially to various professional associations and charitable organizations. Dato’ Leslie is also the founder of D’Home, a non government organization founded in 2004 where he fully finances and supports. It was established with aims of catering for the mentally unwell, their carers and family members. Following his immense contributions towards the real estate industry, Dato’ Leslie was bestowed the Real Estate Leadership Award by MIEA’s National Real Estate Awards in 2012.