Dato’ Beh Hang Kong (“Dato’ Beh”), a Malaysian, male, aged 61, was appointed to the Board as the Managing Director of the Company on 16 January 2008 and was re-designated as an Executive Director on 4 July 2016. On 1 February 2019, Dato’ Beh was re-designated as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, 2 years after being appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He is a member of Audit Committee as well as Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
He started his career in 1980 as a reporter with China Press Berhad. In 1982, he was employed as a Regional Executive Secretary by the Malaysian Chinese Association. He left this position in 1985 to establish a company involved in the marketing of office equipment before he extensively invest into property investments and development.
From 1986 – 1990, he served as Municipal Councillor for the Majlis Perbandaran Shah Alam. Currently, he is the Executive Director of Yong Tai Berhad, a company listed on the main market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He is also the Deputy Board Chairman of China-Malaysia Qinzhou Industrial Park (CMQIP) in Qinzhou, Quangxi, People’s Republic of China and directors of several other private limited companies.
On the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) side, he is a director of Malaysia-China Business Council (MCBC), Chairman of China-Asean Entrepreneur Association (Malaysia) and Deputy Chairman of Malaysia-Guangdong Chamber of Investment and Promotion (MGCIP).