LIM HUN SOON

Chairman/Non-Independent Non-Executive Director


LIM HUN SOON @ DAVID LIM, aged 62, was appointed to our Board as Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 December 2015.

BOARD OF COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

  • Audit Committee (Chairman)
  • Strategy And Investment Committee (Member) (Relinquished w.e.f 16 November 2016)

QUALIFICATION

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Leeds
  • Member of the Institute of Taxation, United Kingdom
  • Chartered Accountant in England and Wales
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants (now known as Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“MICPA”)

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Lim Hun Soon @ David Lim started his career with KPMG (previously Peat Marwick Mitchell) in the UK. He returned to Malaysia in 1982 to continue with KPMG. Lim has a 33 year long career at KPMG, where he was admitted as Partner (April 1990), and served in the Management Committee (1997- 2001) and in KPMG’s Partnership Supervisory Council (2002-2010). He was also the Asian Anchor Practice representative for Marketing (2000-2001), where he gained extensive knowledge and insights from KPMG Global counterparts worldwide. He retired from KPMG in 2011. Lim has been an examiner for Company Law examinations conducted by MICPA for over 10 years. From 2002 till 2004, he was Chairman of MICPA Code of Ethics Committee and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants Code of Ethics Committee. In May 2013, he was appointed as council member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (the first time Malaysia was granted a seat in the Council) for a term of two years till June 2015, which was then renewed for a further two year term till May 2017.

DIRECTORSHIPS IN OTHER PUBLIC COMPANIES

  • Manulife Holdings Berhad
  • Ann Joo Resources Berhad
  • Sasbadi Holdings Berhad
  • Kawan Food Berhad
  • Manulife Insurance Berhad
  • Rockwills Trustee Bhd
  • Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad (formerly known as HwangDBS Investment Bank Berhad)
  • Affin Investment Berhad (formerly known as Affin Investment Bank Berhad)
  • Fairview Schools Berhad