Mr Lim Keong Hui was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 15 June 2012 and was redesignated as a Non-Independent Executive Director, following his appointment as the Senior Vice President (“SVP”) - Business Development of the Company on 1 March 2013. Subsequently, he was redesignated as the Executive Director – Chairman’s Office on 1 June 2013 and assumed additional role as the Chief Information Officer (“CIO”) of the Company on 1 January 2015.
Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Computer Science from the Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom and a Master’s Degree in International Marketing Management from Regent’s Business School London, United Kingdom.
Mr Lim is a son of Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, who is the Chairman and Chief Executive of the Company. He was a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Genting Malaysia and Genting Plantations until he was redesignated as a Non-Independent Executive Director, following his appointment as the CIO of Genting Malaysia and Genting Plantations on 1 January 2015. He is also a director of Genting UK Plc and a member of the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Lim Goh Tong.
Prior to his appointment as the SVP–Business Development of the Company, he was the SVP – Business Development of Genting Hong Kong until he was redesignated as the Executive Director – Chairman’s Office of Genting Hong Kong following his appointment as an Executive Director of Genting Hong Kong on 7 June 2013. He is currently the Executive Director – Chairman’s Office and CIO of Genting Hong Kong after taking up additional role of CIO of Genting Hong Kong on 1 December 2014. Prior to joining Genting Hong Kong in 2009, he had embarked on an investment banking career with The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. He has deemed interest in the shares of Genting Hong Kong, which is principally engaged in the business of cruise and cruise-related operations and leisure, entertainment and hospitality activities.
In the context of the above businesses of Genting Hong Kong, Mr Lim is therefore considered as having interests in business apart from the Group’s business, which may compete indirectly with the Group’s business.