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Lim Hun Soon @ David Lim

Age 61 Years, Male, Malaysian – Independent Non-Executive Director


Date of Appointment

  • 29 May 2013

Board Committee

  • Nominating Committee (Chairman)
  • Remuneration Committee (Member)
  • Audit Committee (Member)
  • Long Term Incentive Plan Committee (Member) – Appointed on 15 August 2016

Lim Hun Soon @ David Lim holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
degree in Economics from University of Leeds, United
Kingdom. Mr Lim joined Peat Marwick Mitchell (now known
as KPMG), United Kingdom in 1978. He returned to Malaysia
in 1982 and continued his career in KPMG Malaysia until his
retirement in 2011. He was admitted as partner of KPMG
Malaysia in 1990 and was in the Management Committee
from 1997 to 2001 and served on the Partnership Supervisory
Council from 2002 to 2010. In 2006, he was tasked to start
up the Audit Committee Institute, Malaysia (“ACI Malaysia”),
which was a virtual worldwide initiative sponsored by KPMG
to assist Independent Directors in enhancing their awareness
and ability to implement effective board processes. He actively
served as an examiner for Company Law examinations in the
Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“MICPA”)
for over a period of ten (10) years. He was also the Chairman
of the MICPA Code of Ethics Committee and a member of the
Malaysian Institute of Accountants Code of Ethics Committee
from 2002 to 2004. In May 2013, Mr Lim was appointed as
a Council member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants
in England & Wales (ICAEW), an accolade bestowed upon
Malaysia following from ICAEW’s 130 years history. Mr Lim’s
term as Council member was renewed for a third term of two
years to year 2019.

Mr Lim holds directorships in public listed companies,
Manulife Holdings Berhad, Sasbadi Holdings Bhd, Kawan
Food Berhad and Ranhill Holdings Berhad. He was also
previously a Director in IJM Land Berhad which was privatised
in April 2015. He also holds directorships in Manulife
Insurance Berhad, Affin Investment Bhd (formerly known as
Affin Investment Bank Bhd), Affin Hwang Investment Bank
Berhad, Rockwills Trustee Bhd and Fairview Schools Berhad.
Mr Lim has no family relationship with any Director and/or
major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of
interest with the Company and no convictions for offences
within the past 5 years, nor any public sanction or penalty
imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.