Dato’ Kong Sooi Lin

Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian, Age 61, Female

Date of Appointment

  1. 16 February 2022

Committee Membership

  1. Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee


  1. Certified Practising Accountant Australia (Fellow)
  2. Chartered Banker of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers
  3. Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants
  4. Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from University of New South, Australia

Relevant Experience

  1. Joined CIMB Investment Bank Berhad (CIMB Investment Bank) and had been with CIMB Group Holdings Berhad (CIMB Group) for 25 years until her retirement from CIMB Investment Bank as its Chief Executive Officer in March 2019
  2. Contributed significantly to entrenching CIMB as one of the top investment banking houses domestically and across ASEAN
  3. Group Head of Investment Banking Division for the Asia Pacific region in CIMB Group
  4. Group Head of Private Banking
  5. Head of Senior Bankers Group
  6. Chairperson of CIMB Private Limited Sri Lanka
  7. Commissioner on the Board Commissioners of CIMB Securities Indonesia

Directorship of Other Listed Issuers/Public Companies

  1. Other Listed Issuers
    – Eco World International Berhad
    – AMMB Holdings Berhad
    – Top Glove Corporation Berhad
  2. Non-Listed Issuers
    – AmInvestment Bank Berhad