Change in Boardroom

JAYA TIASA HOLDINGS BHD

Date of change 02 Jan 2020
Name MR YONG VOON KAR
Age 61
Gender Male
Nationality Malaysia
Designation Independent Director
Directorate Independent and Non Executive
Type of change Appointment

Qualifications

No
Qualifications
Major/Field of Study
Institute/University
Additional Information
Professional Qualification
Accountancy
Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia & New Zealand
Member
Professional Qualification
Accountancy
Malaysian Institute of Accountants
Member
Degree
Bachelor of Business Studies in Accountancy (Distinction)
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
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Working experience and occupation
Mr Yong Voon Kar is a Chartered Accountant by profession.

He was the Managing Partner of Ernst & Young East Malaysia office from 2002 to 2018 when he retired from the partnership of Ernst & Young, Malaysia. He joined Ernst & Young, Malaysia in 1984, was admitted as a Partner in 1996, and has extensive experience in assurance, corporate recovery and corporate finance. He had been the lead audit partner of major East and West Malaysia public and non-public listed companies covering a wide range of industries such as plantations, timber, property development, construction, manufacturing, processing, media and publishing, trading and utilities. 

He had served in various governance and advisory roles in the Ernst & Young global and regional network from 2008 to 2015. During this period, he served as a member of the Asia Pacific Governance/Advisory Council and was its Finance Sub Committee Co-Chair from 2010 to 2015. He had also served at Ernst & Young's highest governance level - the Global Governance/Advisory Council from 2013 to 2015.

Currently, Mr Yong is a Trustee of Yayasan Sin Chew, a foundation carrying out charitable activities.
Directorships in public companies and listed issuers (if any)
Yayasan Sin Chew
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer
Nil
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer
Nil
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries
Nil




Announcement Info

Company Name JAYA TIASA HOLDINGS BHD
Stock Name JTIASA
Date Announced 02 Jan 2020
Category Change in Boardroom
Reference Number C03-02012020-00006