Taubman Asia

Dean Kil

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Dean Kil
Vice President of Leasing and Partner Relations

Dean Kil, Vice President of Leasing at Taubman Asia, is responsible for Taubman Asia’s leasing and Partner Relations in Korea.

Dean has over 17 years experiences in retail leasing and real estate transaction & management.  

Since joining Taubman in 2008, he has conducted the Taubman Asia’s first shopping mall project “River Stone” in Songdo, Korea. Also, he has managed merchandise mix and leasing activities for IFC Mall in Seoul, Korea. Opened as a fully leased shopping center on August, 2012, IFC Mall was recognized as the first authentic international style of full-price shopping center in the market.

From 2012, Dean had worked for making a Joint Venture development firm with Shinsegae Group, to conduct and lead the planning of merchandise mix, design and rental structure for “Starfield Hanam” super-regional shopping mall, which was successfully opened in September, 2016.

Prior to joining Taubman, Dean worked with Simon Property and Shinsegae JV as a Leasing Executive, where he was responsible for leasing, property management at the first Premium Outlets Center in Yeoju, Korea which opened 2007. He has also been a buying and marketing head manager for duty-free business at Hotel Shilla.

Dean holds a Bachelor of Economics at Aoyama Gakuin University and graduate school of Commercial Science at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. 

He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

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