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Chin Yoong Kheong

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Malaysian

Chin Yoong Kheong ("Mr. Chin") was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of RHB Bank Lao Limited (RHBBLL), Chairman of The Board Nominating & Remuneration (Governance) Committee, Member of Board Audit Committee and Board Risk Committee on 22 July 2019.

Chin Yoong Kheong ("Mr. Chin") was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of RHB Bank on 1st August 2014 before resigning from the Bank to join RHB Investment Bank on 1 August 2016. Subsequently, on 30 September 2016, he was appointed as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of RHB Investment Bank. He also served as the Chairman of the Board Technology Committee and is currently the Chairman of the Board Risk Committee.

Mr. Chin holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Economics from the University of Leeds and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Mr. Chin has retired as a partner of KPMG, one of the leading accounting firms on 31 December 2013, after having served the firm for more than 34 years in the United Kingdom, Vietnam and Malaysia. Mr. Chin's vast experience covers business solutions in areas such as strategy, human resources, performance improvement to the public and infrastructure sector, consumer and industrial markets, and financial services industry. Throughout his long career with KPMG, Mr. Chin’s experience was in the audit function before specializing in taxation for 14 years. He was responsible for setting up the KPMG practice in Vietnam and subsequently headed KPMG's consulting practice for more than 7 years.

Mr. Chin's other directorships in public companies include RHB Islamic International Asset Management Berhad, RHB Securities (Thailand) Public Company Limited and Ayer Holdings Berhad, a company listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange. Mr. Chin is also a commissioner of the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission, the regulator for the converging communications and multimedia industry in Malaysia.