Redefine Properties: Leon Kok

Leon Kok has been Financial Director of Redefine Properties since October 2014. He is also a member of the executive and social, ethics and transformation committees.

Leon Kok is a Chartered Accountant (SA) with an excellent blend of operational experience, sound business acumen and technical accounting knowledge. He joined Redefine in 2014 after a 13-year career at Peermont Global Limited. Prior to this Leon completed his articles and remained with KPMG until 2000 after which he moved to Brait SA as Group Financial Manager and then to Emperors Palace as Chief Financial Officer until 2006. As CFO of Redefine, he is responsible for all aspects of finance, legal and human resource management, and supports the CEO in corporate activities, regulatory compliance and investor relations. He has a B.Com Hons. from the University of Johannesburg.

2014 – Present        Financial Director, Redefine Properties
2001 – 2014             Various positions including COO and CFO Emperors Palace,                                        Peermont Global Limited
2000 – 2001             Financial Manager, Brait SA
2000                           KPMG

2000                           CA (SA)
                                    B.Com with Hons (Acc) UJ

About Redefine Properties: Redefine is a leading South African-based Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), with a diverse, internally managed, R84.1 billion property asset platform. Redefine’s property asset platform is anchored domestically, in directly held retail, office and industrial properties, and complemented by substantial property investments in the United Kingdom, Poland and Australia.

Redefine's primary mission is to grow and improve cash flows which will deliver quality earnings, sustain growth in distributions, and support long-term growth in total returns to shareholders.

Redefine is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), has a market capitalisation of R61.8 billion and is included in the JSE Top 40 index. The Group’s international real estate investments, valued at R16.0 billion represented 19% of the total property asset platform, providing geographic diversification into the UK, Polish, Australian and African markets.