Our People

GOOI SEONG LIM

Aged 62, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Crescendo Corporation Berhad (“CCB”) on 15 September 1995. He is currently the Chairman and Managing Director of CCB. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee with effect from 27 March 2002. He graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1972 and obtained a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1975 both from the University of Toronto, Canada. From 1972 to 1975, he was an engineer of Spar Aerospace Ltd, an engineering company based in Toronto, Canada, specialising in the design and computer simulations of Canadian Communication Satellite and subsequently, with Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd based in Toronto, Canada, a quasi-government company specialising in the design, supply and construction of Canadian nuclear reactors. From 1975 until to-date, he has been the Managing Director of Sharikat Kim Loong Sendirian Berhad (“SKL”), an investment holding company which owns a controlling stake in CCB and Kim Loong Resources Berhad (“KLR”), a public company listed on Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”). Since 1977, he has been a director of Kim Loong Palm Oil Sdn. Bhd. (“KLPO”) which is involved in palm oil milling. The success of the Group owes much to his extensive involvement in construction and property development. He is the Executive Chairman of KLR and also sits on the Board of several other private companies.

Mr Gooi has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving CCB, except that he is deemed interested in the transactions entered into with SKL Group (excluding CCB) and Wilgain Resources Sdn Bhd which are carried in the ordinary course of business, by virtue of his directorship and shareholding in SKL. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 10 years.

He attended all the four (4) Board meetings held during the financial year 2011. 

 

GOOI SEONG HEEN

Aged 60, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of CCB on 15 September 1995. He is currently an Executive Director of CCB and is also a member of the Audit Committee until 1 November 2007. He graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto in 1972 and obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario, Canada in 1976. He served as an engineer with Esso Singapore Pte Ltd from 1973 to 1974. His experience embraces oil palm and rubber estate management, palm oil mill management and property development. From 1972, he has been a Director of SKL, an investment holding company which owns a controlling stake in CCB and KLR. Since 1977, he has been a director of KLPO Group which is involved in palm oil milling. He is the Managing Director of KLR and also a director of several other private companies.

Mr Gooi has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving CCB, except that he is deemed interested in the transactions entered into with SKL Group (excluding CCB) which are carried in the ordinary course of business, by virtue of his directorship and shareholding in SKL, He has not been convicted of any offences within in the past 10 years.

He attended all the four (4) Board meetings held during the financial year 2011.

 

 

 
GOOI SEONG CHNEH

Aged 56, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of CCB on 15 September 1995. He is currently an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (construction operation) of CCB. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto, Canada in 1975 and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada in 1980. He is a member of Professional Engineers Association of Alberta, Canada. He was formerly a consultant with Campbell Engineering and Associates, Calgary, Canada for three (3) years from 1981 to 1983. He has extensive experience in construction site management and property development. His experience also includes oil palm and cocoa estate management. From 1976, he has been a Director of SKL, an investment holding company which owns a controlling stake in CCB and KLR. He has been responsible for the development and management of oil palm and cocoa estates in Sabah since 1985. He is also a director of KLR and several other private companies.
 
Mr Gooi has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving CCB, except that he is deemed interested in the transactions entered into with SKL Group (excluding CCB) which are carried in the ordinary course of business, by virtue of his directorship and shareholding in SKL, He has not been convicted of any offences within in the past 10 years.
 
He attended all the four (4) Board meetings held during the financial year 2011.
 
GOOI SEONG GUM

Aged 55, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of CCB on 15 September 1995. He is currently an Executive Director of CCB. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada in 1980. He was an engineering consultant for Bobrowski & Partners, Calgary, Canada for one (1) year from 1982 to 1983. His experience covers oil palm and rubber estate management, property development and construction site management. From 1980, he has been a Director of SKL, an investment holding company which owns a controlling stake in CCB and KLR. Since 1983, he has been a director of KLPO Group which is involved in palm oil milling. He currently sits on the Board of KLR and several other private companies.
 
Mr Gooi has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving CCB, except that he is deemed interested in the transactions entered into with SKL Group (excluding CCB) which are carried in the ordinary course of business, by virtue of his directorship and shareholding in SKL, He has not been convicted of any offences within in the past 10 years.
 
He attended all the four (4) Board meetings held during the financial year 2011.
 
GAN KIM GUAN

Aged 48, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of CCB as an Independent Non-executive Director on 29 March 2001. He is currently the Senior Independent Non-executive Director of CCB. He was appointed as a member of the Audit Committee on 5 May 2001 and currently, he serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee. He also sits as a member of both the Nominating and Remuneration Committees with effect from 27 March 2002. He is a partner of a firm of Chartered Accountants. He has extensive experience in auditing, investigation, financial planning and financing related work. He was previously involved in the Internal Audit Committee of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is also a director of KLR.

Mr Gan is a member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving CCB. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 10 years.
 
He attended all four (4) Board meetings held during the financial year 2011.
 
YEO JON TIAN @ EEYO JON THIAM

Aged 70, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of CCB on 3 December 1996. He is currently an Independent Non-executive Director of CCB and is also a member of Audit Committee. He is the Chairman of both Nominating and Remuneration Committees of CCB with effect from 27 March 2002. He commenced his planting career in 1960 with the Rubber Research Institute of Malay Smallholders’ Advisory Service. He is an associate of the Incorporated Society of Planter since 1968. He has been actively involved in the plantation management of large-scale cultivation of rubber, oil palm and cocoa until 1990 when he became the General Manager of a property development company. He also sits on the board of several private companies.
 
Mr Yeo has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving CCB. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 10 years.
 
He attended all the four (4) Board meetings held during the financial year 2011.
 
TAN AH LAI

Aged 42, a Malaysian, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of CCB and a member of the Audit Committee on 1 November 2007. He also sits as a member of both the Nominating and Remuneration Committees with effect from 26 February 2009. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He started his career as an Audit Assistant in a public accounting firm in 1994 and is presently the audit and tax director of the firm. He has considerable experience in auditing, investigation, due diligence work and financial and tax compliance related work. Currently, he is also a director of Guan Chong Berhad.
 
Mr Tan has no persoanl interest in any business arrangement involving CCB. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 10 years.
 
He attended all the four (4) Board meetings held during the financial year 2011.

 


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