Tan Sri Azlan Bin Mohd Zainol

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Tan Sri Azlan Bin Mohd Zainol

Chairman / Independent Non-Executive Director

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Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin

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Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin

Executive Vice Chairman/Executive Director

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Dato’ Teow Leong Seng

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Dato’ Teow Leong Seng

President & chief executive officer / executive director

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Cheah Tek Kuang

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Cheah Tek Kuang

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

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Dato’ Chang Khim Wah

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Dato’ Chang Khim Wah

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

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Raymond Choong Yee How

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Raymond Choong Yee How

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

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Cheng Hsing Yao

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Cheng Hsing Yao

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

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Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria

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Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Dato’ Siow Kim Lun

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Dato’ Siow Kim Lun

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Dato’ Kong Sooi Lin

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Dato’ Kong Sooi Lin

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Pauline Wong Wan Voon

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Pauline Wong Wan Voon

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Tan Sri Azlan Bin Mohd Zainol
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin
Dato’ Teow Leong Seng
Cheah Tek Kuang
Dato’ Chang Khim Wah
Raymond Choong Yee How
Cheng Hsing Yao
Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria
Dato’ Siow Kim Lun
Dato’ Kong Sooi Lin
Pauline Wong Wan Voon

Tan Sri Azlan Bin Mohd Zainol

Tan Sri Azlan Bin Mohd Zainol

Chairman / Independent Non-Executive Director

Tan Sri Azlan was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014 as Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director. He serves as a member of Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee.

Tan Sri Azlan was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the Employees Provident Fund Board until his retirement in April 2013. He has more than 30 years of experience in the financial sector, having served as the Managing Director of AmBank Berhad and prior to that, as the Managing Director of AmFinance Berhad.

Tan Sri Azlan’s other directorships in public companies include RHB Bank Berhad (Chairman), RHB Investment Bank Berhad (Chairman), Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (Chairman), Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad and Rashid Hussain Berhad (In Member’s Voluntary Liquidation). He is also the Chairman of Financial Reporting Foundation, Chairman/Trustee of Yayasan Astro Kasih and a Trustee of OSK Foundation.

Tan Sri Azlan Bin Mohd Zainol

Chairman / Independent Non-Executive Director

Tan Sri Azlan was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014 as Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director. He serves as a member of Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee.

Tan Sri Azlan was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the Employees Provident Fund Board until his retirement in April 2013. He has more than 30 years of experience in the financial sector, having served as the Managing Director of AmBank Berhad and prior to that, as the Managing Director of AmFinance Berhad.

Tan Sri Azlan’s other directorships in public companies include RHB Bank Berhad (Chairman), RHB Investment Bank Berhad (Chairman), Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (Chairman), Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad and Rashid Hussain Berhad (In Member’s Voluntary Liquidation). He is also the Chairman of Financial Reporting Foundation, Chairman/Trustee of Yayasan Astro Kasih and a Trustee of OSK Foundation.

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin

Executive Vice Chairman/Executive Director

Tan Sri Liew was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014 as Executive Vice Chairman.

Tan Sri Liew started his career as a banker in a local merchant bank in 1981. After gaining five years of experience in the banking industry, he ventured into property development. Following a reverse takeover of S P Setia Berhad, he was appointed as its Group Managing Director in May 1996 and continued to helm S P Setia Berhad as its President & Chief Executive Officer for the next 18 years until 30 April 2014.

In mid-2012, Tan Sri Liew led the Malaysian consortium of S P Setia Berhad, Sime Darby Berhad and Employees Provident Fund in successfully bidding for the Battersea Power Station site in London, United Kingdom and was appointed as the first Chairman of the Battersea Project Holding Company in 2012, a position he held until September 2015.

Tan Sri Liew has won numerous corporate and industry awards for entrepreneurship, philanthropy and for showing exemplary leadership in building businesses and creating value. He was recognised as the UK-Malaysia Business Personality of the Year by the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce at its inaugural Business Excellence Awards 2018.

Tan Sri Liew’s other directorship in public companies includes Eco World Development Group Berhad.

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin

Executive Vice Chairman/Executive Director

Tan Sri Liew was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014 as Executive Vice Chairman.

Tan Sri Liew started his career as a banker in a local merchant bank in 1981. After gaining five years of experience in the banking industry, he ventured into property development. Following a reverse takeover of S P Setia Berhad, he was appointed as its Group Managing Director in May 1996 and continued to helm S P Setia Berhad as its President & Chief Executive Officer for the next 18 years until 30 April 2014.

In mid-2012, Tan Sri Liew led the Malaysian consortium of S P Setia Berhad, Sime Darby Berhad and Employees Provident Fund in successfully bidding for the Battersea Power Station site in London, United Kingdom and was appointed as the first Chairman of the Battersea Project Holding Company in 2012, a position he held until September 2015.

Tan Sri Liew has won numerous corporate and industry awards for entrepreneurship, philanthropy and for showing exemplary leadership in building businesses and creating value. He was recognised as the UK-Malaysia Business Personality of the Year by the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce at its inaugural Business Excellence Awards 2018.

Tan Sri Liew’s other directorship in public companies includes Eco World Development Group Berhad.

Dato’ Teow Leong Seng

Dato’ Teow Leong Seng

President & chief executive officer / executive director

Dato’ Teow was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014 as Executive Director. He was then appointed as President & Chief Executive Officer on 13 October 2014. He serves as a member of Risk Management Committee.

Dato’ Teow has more than 30 years of experience in real-estate development and finance related industries. He began his career in 1981 with the Hong Leong Group and has since then held various senior finance and accounting positions in several publicly-listed companies, including heading the Real Estate Finance business at Citibank Malaysia.

Prior to joining Eco World International Berhad, Dato’ Teow was the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of S P Setia Berhad, where he was in charge of the group’s Corporate and Finance Division while overseeing the Business Development Division and overseas expansion plans. Dato’ Teow led S P Setia Berhad’s foray overseas to Vietnam, Australia and United Kingdom and played a key role in further expansion to China.

A notable achievement for Dato’ Teow would be his role in securing the iconic Battersea Power Station redevelopment project in United Kingdom. He led the team that gave the Malaysian consortium, comprising S P Setia Berhad, Sime Darby Berhad and Employees Provident Fund the confidence to submit an unconditional bid for the site. He was appointed as the Chairman of the United Kingdom-based Battersea Power Station Development Company Limited to oversee the development management of the project.

Other than Eco World International Berhad, he does not hold any other directorships in public companies and listed issuers in Malaysia.

Dato’ Teow Leong Seng

President & chief executive officer / executive director

Dato’ Teow was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014 as Executive Director. He was then appointed as President & Chief Executive Officer on 13 October 2014. He serves as a member of Risk Management Committee.

Dato’ Teow has more than 30 years of experience in real-estate development and finance related industries. He began his career in 1981 with the Hong Leong Group and has since then held various senior finance and accounting positions in several publicly-listed companies, including heading the Real Estate Finance business at Citibank Malaysia.

Prior to joining Eco World International Berhad, Dato’ Teow was the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of S P Setia Berhad, where he was in charge of the group’s Corporate and Finance Division while overseeing the Business Development Division and overseas expansion plans. Dato’ Teow led S P Setia Berhad’s foray overseas to Vietnam, Australia and United Kingdom and played a key role in further expansion to China.

A notable achievement for Dato’ Teow would be his role in securing the iconic Battersea Power Station redevelopment project in United Kingdom. He led the team that gave the Malaysian consortium, comprising S P Setia Berhad, Sime Darby Berhad and Employees Provident Fund the confidence to submit an unconditional bid for the site. He was appointed as the Chairman of the United Kingdom-based Battersea Power Station Development Company Limited to oversee the development management of the project.

Other than Eco World International Berhad, he does not hold any other directorships in public companies and listed issuers in Malaysia.

Cheah Tek Kuang

Cheah Tek Kuang

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Cheah was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014 as Independent Non-Executive Director. He was re-designated as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 27 April 2017. He serves as the Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee. He is also a member of Whistleblowing Committee.

Mr Cheah started his career in Federal Industrial Development Authority (now known as Malaysian Industrial Development Authority) in 1970 as an Economist responsible for research and planning in regional industrial cooperation. In 1978, he joined the Arab Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad (now known as AmInvestment Bank Berhad) in its Corporate Finance Department. He was later promoted as Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director of AmInvestment Bank Berhad in 2002.

Following the restructuring of AmBank Group, he was appointed as Group Managing Director of AMMB Holdings Berhad, the financial holding company of AmBank Group in 2005. He retired in March 2012 after serving AmBank Group for more than 33 years.

Mr Cheah was also a Director of Bursa Malaysia Berhad, the holding company of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad for 9 years. Currently, he sits on the Appeals Committee of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, which looks into appeals by listed companies and market participants on violations of the Listing Requirements.

Mr Cheah was previously on the Board of Employees Provident Fund from June 1996 to May 2007 and served in its Investment Panel from June 2007 to May 2009. He was also a member of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan)’s Investment Panel from 2007 to February 2016. He was a past director of Cagamas Berhad, Cagamas Holdings Berhad, Danajamin Nasional Berhad and an asset management company, ARA Managers Harmony III Sdn Bhd.

Mr Cheah’s other directorships in public companies include IOI Corporation Berhad and Berjaya Golf Resort Berhad. He is also a board member of non-profit organisations – Yayasan Bursa Malaysia and Malaysian Institute of Art.

Cheah Tek Kuang

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Cheah was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014 as Independent Non-Executive Director. He was re-designated as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 27 April 2017. He serves as the Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee. He is also a member of Whistleblowing Committee.

Mr Cheah started his career in Federal Industrial Development Authority (now known as Malaysian Industrial Development Authority) in 1970 as an Economist responsible for research and planning in regional industrial cooperation. In 1978, he joined the Arab Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad (now known as AmInvestment Bank Berhad) in its Corporate Finance Department. He was later promoted as Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director of AmInvestment Bank Berhad in 2002.

Following the restructuring of AmBank Group, he was appointed as Group Managing Director of AMMB Holdings Berhad, the financial holding company of AmBank Group in 2005. He retired in March 2012 after serving AmBank Group for more than 33 years.

Mr Cheah was also a Director of Bursa Malaysia Berhad, the holding company of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad for 9 years. Currently, he sits on the Appeals Committee of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, which looks into appeals by listed companies and market participants on violations of the Listing Requirements.

Mr Cheah was previously on the Board of Employees Provident Fund from June 1996 to May 2007 and served in its Investment Panel from June 2007 to May 2009. He was also a member of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan)’s Investment Panel from 2007 to February 2016. He was a past director of Cagamas Berhad, Cagamas Holdings Berhad, Danajamin Nasional Berhad and an asset management company, ARA Managers Harmony III Sdn Bhd.

Mr Cheah’s other directorships in public companies include IOI Corporation Berhad and Berjaya Golf Resort Berhad. He is also a board member of non-profit organisations – Yayasan Bursa Malaysia and Malaysian Institute of Art.

Dato’ Chang Khim Wah

Dato’ Chang Khim Wah

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Chang was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 25 June 2020 as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.

Dato’ Chang has 30 years of experience in the property development industry, starting as a consultant engineer in Australia in 1989. In 1991, he returned to Malaysia and joined one of the biggest consultancy firms in Malaysia, KTA-Tenaga Sdn Bhd, specialising in dam designs and water supply systems.

He was previously a Director of S P Setia Berhad and the Executive Vice President in charge of the southern and northern property divisions of S P Setia group of companies, including its offices in Singapore and Indonesia. He left S P Setia Berhad to join Eco World Development Sdn Bhd on 1 May 2013.

Dato’ Chang holds the honour of being the recipient of The Edge Malaysia’s inaugural Outstanding Property CEO Award 2015. This award was conceptualised for The Edge Malaysia Property Excellence Awards and was first awarded in 2015 in recognition of CEOs or professionals who have successfully taken their company to an exceptional level under his/her leadership.

Currently, Dato’ Chang is an Executive Director, President & Chief Executive Officer of Eco World Development Group Berhad.

Dato’ Chang Khim Wah

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Chang was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 25 June 2020 as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.

Dato’ Chang has 30 years of experience in the property development industry, starting as a consultant engineer in Australia in 1989. In 1991, he returned to Malaysia and joined one of the biggest consultancy firms in Malaysia, KTA-Tenaga Sdn Bhd, specialising in dam designs and water supply systems.

He was previously a Director of S P Setia Berhad and the Executive Vice President in charge of the southern and northern property divisions of S P Setia group of companies, including its offices in Singapore and Indonesia. He left S P Setia Berhad to join Eco World Development Sdn Bhd on 1 May 2013.

Dato’ Chang holds the honour of being the recipient of The Edge Malaysia’s inaugural Outstanding Property CEO Award 2015. This award was conceptualised for The Edge Malaysia Property Excellence Awards and was first awarded in 2015 in recognition of CEOs or professionals who have successfully taken their company to an exceptional level under his/her leadership.

Currently, Dato’ Chang is an Executive Director, President & Chief Executive Officer of Eco World Development Group Berhad.

Raymond Choong Yee How

Raymond Choong Yee How

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Raymond was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 27 April 2017 as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.

Mr Raymond is a Non-Independent Executive Director and Group President & Chief Executive Officer of GuocoLand Limited, which is listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange.

He has over 30 years of experience in banking industry, of which 23 years were with Citibank Malaysia. He had held various senior positions within the Citibank Group with the last being President & Chief Executive Officer of Citibank Savings Inc. Philippines.

Mr Raymond was the President & Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad, Chairman of Hong Leong Asset Management Berhad and Hong Leong Bank (Cambodia) PLC as well as a Director of Hong Leong Assurance Berhad, Hong Leong MSIG Takaful Berhad and Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad.

Currently, he is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad.

Raymond Choong Yee How

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Raymond was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 27 April 2017 as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.

Mr Raymond is a Non-Independent Executive Director and Group President & Chief Executive Officer of GuocoLand Limited, which is listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange.

He has over 30 years of experience in banking industry, of which 23 years were with Citibank Malaysia. He had held various senior positions within the Citibank Group with the last being President & Chief Executive Officer of Citibank Savings Inc. Philippines.

Mr Raymond was the President & Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad, Chairman of Hong Leong Asset Management Berhad and Hong Leong Bank (Cambodia) PLC as well as a Director of Hong Leong Assurance Berhad, Hong Leong MSIG Takaful Berhad and Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad.

Currently, he is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad.

Cheng Hsing Yao

Cheng Hsing Yao

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Cheng was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 27 April 2017 as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.

He is the Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Singapore. He joined GuocoLand Group in 2012, as Chief Operating Officer of GuocoLand Singapore, before becoming Managing Director, Group Project Office in GuocoLand Limited.

Prior to joining GuocoLand, he was with the Singapore public service, where he held leadership positions at the Centre for Liveable Cities and the Urban Redevelopment Authority. He is a board member of the National Parks Board and a member of the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s Design Advisory Committee as well as Heritage and Identity Partnership. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute Singapore Executive Committee.

Other than Eco World International Berhad, he does not hold any other directorships in public companies and listed issuers in Malaysia.

Cheng Hsing Yao

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Cheng was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 27 April 2017 as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.

He is the Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Singapore. He joined GuocoLand Group in 2012, as Chief Operating Officer of GuocoLand Singapore, before becoming Managing Director, Group Project Office in GuocoLand Limited.

Prior to joining GuocoLand, he was with the Singapore public service, where he held leadership positions at the Centre for Liveable Cities and the Urban Redevelopment Authority. He is a board member of the National Parks Board and a member of the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s Design Advisory Committee as well as Heritage and Identity Partnership. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute Singapore Executive Committee.

Other than Eco World International Berhad, he does not hold any other directorships in public companies and listed issuers in Malaysia.

Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria

Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria

Independent Non-Executive Director

Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 27 April 2017 as Independent Non-Executive Director. She serves as a member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca began her career in the Malaysian Administrative and Diplomatic Service and retired as the Secretary-General of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry in July 2016.

Currently, she is the Executive Director of Asia-Pacific Ecomomic Cooperation (APEC) and sits on the Board of RHB Bank Berhad, Sunway Berhad, Hartalega Holdings Berhad and Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs Berhad. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of MyKasih Foundation.

Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria

Independent Non-Executive Director

Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 27 April 2017 as Independent Non-Executive Director. She serves as a member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca began her career in the Malaysian Administrative and Diplomatic Service and retired as the Secretary-General of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry in July 2016.

Currently, she is the Executive Director of Asia-Pacific Ecomomic Cooperation (APEC) and sits on the Board of RHB Bank Berhad, Sunway Berhad, Hartalega Holdings Berhad and Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs Berhad. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of MyKasih Foundation.

Dato’ Siow Kim Lun

Dato’ Siow Kim Lun

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Siow was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014 as Independent Non-Executive Director. He serves as the Chairman of Audit Committee and also a member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Whistleblowing Committee.

Dato’ Siow started his career in investment banking with Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad in 1981. He later joined Permata Chartered Merchant Bank Berhad (now known as Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad) where he served as a Manager and the Head of its Corporate Finance Division from 1985 to 1993.

Between 1993 to 2006, he was with the Securities Commission Malaysia and has served as the Director of its Issues & Investment Division and Market Supervision Division.

Dato’ Siow’s other directorships in public companies include Eita Resources Berhad, Sunway Construction Group Berhad, Hong Leong Assurance Berhad, Radiant Globaltech Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad.

Dato’ Siow Kim Lun

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Siow was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014 as Independent Non-Executive Director. He serves as the Chairman of Audit Committee and also a member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Whistleblowing Committee.

Dato’ Siow started his career in investment banking with Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad in 1981. He later joined Permata Chartered Merchant Bank Berhad (now known as Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad) where he served as a Manager and the Head of its Corporate Finance Division from 1985 to 1993.

Between 1993 to 2006, he was with the Securities Commission Malaysia and has served as the Director of its Issues & Investment Division and Market Supervision Division.

Dato’ Siow’s other directorships in public companies include Eita Resources Berhad, Sunway Construction Group Berhad, Hong Leong Assurance Berhad, Radiant Globaltech Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad.

Dato’ Kong Sooi Lin

Dato’ Kong Sooi Lin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Kong was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 1 April 2019 as Independent Non-Executive Director. She serves as the Chairperson of Whistleblowing Committee and member of Audit Committee.

She has over 30 years of investment banking experience and has extensive equity and debt transaction expertise, having advised on numerous highly profiled and industry-shaping corporate exercises in Malaysia and Asia Pacific.

Dato’ Kong began her career with Ernst & Whinney (now known as Ernst & Young) and Arthur Andersen & Co. and then joined Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad under Corporate Banking in 1989.

In 1994, she joined CIMB Investment Bank Berhad and has been with CIMB Group Holdings Berhad for 25 years until her retirement from CIMB Investment Bank Berhad as its Chief Executive Officer in March 2019. Throughout her tenure with CIMB Group, Dato’ Kong has contributed significantly to entrenching CIMB as one of the top investment banking houses domestically and across ASEAN.

Dato’ Kong has held various capacities within CIMB Group. Her roles include Group Head of Investment Banking Division for the Asia Pacific region, Group Head of Private Banking, Head of Senior Bankers Group, Chairperson of CIMB Private Limited Sri Lanka and Commissioner on the Board of Commissioners of CIMB Securities Indonesia.

Dato’ Kong’s other directorships in public companies include Malaysia Venture Capital Management Berhad, AMMB Holdings Berhad and AmInvestment Bank Berhad.

Dato’ Kong Sooi Lin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Kong was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 1 April 2019 as Independent Non-Executive Director. She serves as the Chairperson of Whistleblowing Committee and member of Audit Committee.

She has over 30 years of investment banking experience and has extensive equity and debt transaction expertise, having advised on numerous highly profiled and industry-shaping corporate exercises in Malaysia and Asia Pacific.

Dato’ Kong began her career with Ernst & Whinney (now known as Ernst & Young) and Arthur Andersen & Co. and then joined Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad under Corporate Banking in 1989.

In 1994, she joined CIMB Investment Bank Berhad and has been with CIMB Group Holdings Berhad for 25 years until her retirement from CIMB Investment Bank Berhad as its Chief Executive Officer in March 2019. Throughout her tenure with CIMB Group, Dato’ Kong has contributed significantly to entrenching CIMB as one of the top investment banking houses domestically and across ASEAN.

Dato’ Kong has held various capacities within CIMB Group. Her roles include Group Head of Investment Banking Division for the Asia Pacific region, Group Head of Private Banking, Head of Senior Bankers Group, Chairperson of CIMB Private Limited Sri Lanka and Commissioner on the Board of Commissioners of CIMB Securities Indonesia.

Dato’ Kong’s other directorships in public companies include Malaysia Venture Capital Management Berhad, AMMB Holdings Berhad and AmInvestment Bank Berhad.

Pauline Wong Wan Voon

Pauline Wong Wan Voon

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Pauline was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 2 April 2018 as Independent Non-Executive Director. She serves as a member of Risk Management Committee.

Ms Pauline is currently the Executive Director of the Malaysian Investment Banking Association (“MIBA”), where for the past 20 years, she has been instrumental in driving organisational change as well as the development and implementation of key sustainable initiatives and strategies that ensured the steady growth of MIBA in its role of promoting the development and growth of the Malaysian capital market. She has also purposefully promoted the development of intellectual capital that definitively enhanced organisational corporate value and competitive advantage within the investment banking fraternity.

She has been representing MIBA on the Financial Industry Collective Outreach (FINCO) Steering Committee since 2016 and between 2003 and 2007, she represented MIBA on the Bursa Malaysia Continuing Education Programme Accreditation Committee.

Ms Pauline began her career with Messrs Suhaimi Khor Zulkifli & Chang, Advocates & Solicitors in September 1992 as a Legal Counsel. In June 1993, she joined TA Securities Berhad as an Assistant Manager, where she was tasked with setting up a new business unit, before being transferred to the Legal Affairs Department in April 1994 to undertake in-house legal work.

Apart from Eco World International Berhad, she does not hold any other directorships in public companies and listed issuers in Malaysia.

Pauline Wong Wan Voon

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Pauline was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 2 April 2018 as Independent Non-Executive Director. She serves as a member of Risk Management Committee.

Ms Pauline is currently the Executive Director of the Malaysian Investment Banking Association (“MIBA”), where for the past 20 years, she has been instrumental in driving organisational change as well as the development and implementation of key sustainable initiatives and strategies that ensured the steady growth of MIBA in its role of promoting the development and growth of the Malaysian capital market. She has also purposefully promoted the development of intellectual capital that definitively enhanced organisational corporate value and competitive advantage within the investment banking fraternity.

She has been representing MIBA on the Financial Industry Collective Outreach (FINCO) Steering Committee since 2016 and between 2003 and 2007, she represented MIBA on the Bursa Malaysia Continuing Education Programme Accreditation Committee.

Ms Pauline began her career with Messrs Suhaimi Khor Zulkifli & Chang, Advocates & Solicitors in September 1992 as a Legal Counsel. In June 1993, she joined TA Securities Berhad as an Assistant Manager, where she was tasked with setting up a new business unit, before being transferred to the Legal Affairs Department in April 1994 to undertake in-house legal work.

Apart from Eco World International Berhad, she does not hold any other directorships in public companies and listed issuers in Malaysia.