Mr Eddy Chieng Ing Huong, a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director, was appointed as a Director on 30 July 1999. Mr Chieng is the Chairman of the Board, Investment and Remuneration Committees and he is also a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.
Mr Chieng graduated in 1980 from the University of New South Wales, Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with Merit in Accounting, Finance and Information Systems. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1981 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia. He has also been a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1983.
Mr Chieng has extensive senior management experience having been involved in a number of successful entrepreneurial businesses in Malaysia and overseas; primarily in ASEAN, Hong Kong and Australia.
Mr Chieng is the Executive Chairman of Esthetics International Group Berhad and Senior Independent Director of QL Resources Berhad. He was previously the Founder/Managing Director of Nationwide Express Courier Services Berhad, Executive Director of OSK Holdings Berhad, Independent Non-Executive Director of Ancom Berhad, Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad, Orton Group Limited (ASX listed) and Chairman of Asia Poly Holdings Berhad. In addition, he was instrumental in bringing Fedex to Malaysia and was a Director of Federal Express Malaysia for a number of years.