Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian, Age 70, Male
Cheah Tek Kuang was first appointed to the Board on 22 August 2012. He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics degree from University of Malaya and is a Fellow of The Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers, formerly known as the Institute of Bankers Malaysia. He first joined Amlnvestment Bank Berhad in 1978 and was promoted to the position of Managing Director in 1994. He then moved to head the AmBank Group when he was appointed as Group Managing Director of AMMB Holdings Berhad on 1 January 2005 till his retirement in April 2012. Prior to joining the AmBank Group, he was with the Malaysian Investment Development Authority.
Cheah Tek Kuang is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee as well as Governance, Nominating and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He also sits on the Board of several public listed companies. He is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad and Independent Non-Executive Director of UMW Oil & Gas Corporation Berhad and Eco World International Berhad.
Presently he sits on the Board of several non-profit organisations. He is a Governor of Yayasan Bursa Malaysia, Board member of Malaysian Institute of Art and MIA Enterprise Sdn Bhd.