Dennis Tan founded Crigen in 2003, the parent company and manager of Danai Spa and has more than 15 years of experience in the industry. As the Managing Director and owner of the company, Mr Tan led the set-up and development of Danai Spa’s first boutique at Tanjung Bungah, Penang Malaysia in 2004.
He has since grown the brand, opening a total of seven outlets across Malaysia. The brand’s first wellness boutique was opened at Tanjung Tokong, Penang Malaysia, in 2020. Under Tan’s leadership, Danai Spa has emerged as one of Malaysia’s most recognised wellness destination for locals and tourists alike. Recognising the ever-evolving needs of the health and wellness industry, Mr Tan has diversified the growth of Danai Spa through comprehensive business strategies, including investment into digital health, developing high-tech innovation services, and pursuing domestic and regional growth.
Under the umbrella of Crigen Resources, Tan has also founded several brands, each serving a niche area in the health and wellness industry. These include Nimeos Salon, a halal Advanced Aesthetics centre; La’Gent by Danai Spa, a hair salon specialising in hair and scalp treatments; and Crigen Accor Life Science, an eco-friendly company manufacturing household and personal care products.
In recognition of his pursuits to grow the company through sustainable innovation, Tan received the “Wellness & Spa Personality” Award on behalf of Danai Spa, at the Global Business Leadership Awards in 2019.