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Dato’ Tan Guan Cheong

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Tan Guan Cheong was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 31 December 2011. He has been re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 5 July 2022. Dato’ Tan sits on the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee and Risk Management & Sustainability Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Otago University, New Zealand, majoring in economics, marketing management and accountancy.

Earlier in his career, he has worked in international audit firm Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) in New Zealand and Malaysia. Additionally, Dato’ Tan has wide working experience in the financial services industry and has served in various senior capacities. He joined Orix Leasing Malaysia Bhd, an international diversified financial services institution, in 1976 as a financial and accounting controller. Dato’ Tan rose to become the Managing Director in 1988 and held this position until his retirement. He has been a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1983.

He is also currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Malayan Cement Berhad and Pintar Projek Sdn Bhd, the manager of YTL Hospitality REIT.

Dato’ Tan Guan Cheong