Change in Boardroom - MISS HONG KIM HEONG

Change in Boardroom

Date of change 02 Jan 2024
Age 53
Gender Female
Nationality Malaysia
Designation Independent Director
Directorate Independent and Non Executive
Type of change Appointment


Major/Field of Study
Additional Information
Certificate in Accounting
London Chamber of Commerce Industry (LCCI Higher Accounting)

Working experience and occupation
Coral Hong Kim Heong is an Associate Member of Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA) and also holds a Certificate in Accounting from London Chamber of Commerce Industry (LCCI Higher Accounting). She started her career with a local bank and subsequently in an international commodity trading company in the field of accounting and shipping documentations. Thereafter, she left the accounting field and trained in chartered secretaryship with a reputable secretarial arm of an international public accounting firm. She gained extensive exposure in various areas including corporate exercises, fund raisings, equity restructurings, group restructurings, debt conversions, issuance of debt equity securities, expiration and conversion of the debt securities, bonus and rights issues, mergers and take-overs, disposals and acquisitions of substantial assets, listings and other special assignments. In addition, she also assisted in a wide array of corporate secretarial services to private companies and public listed groups of companies of local and international investors. Upon leaving the firm, she began her career as Company Secretary in a few listed groups of companies in various industries covering construction and property management; investment, consumer hospitality services; manufacturing and assembling of electronics products, wire and cable; plantation in timber and palm oil and its related manufacturing; shipping container vessels, oil tankers, bulk carriers; oil & gas and shipping Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessels (FPSO and FSO). Ms. Coral Hong Kim Heong is currently appointed as Company Secretary and Head of Secretarial Department of Ho Wah Genting Berhad and is responsible for the statutory compliances and corporate affairs of the group.
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