Date : 26 January 2007

Change in Boardroom


Date of change

Type of changeAppointment
DesignationManaging Director
NameDatuk Cheng Yong Kim
NationalityPermanent Resident in Malaysia
QualificationsBachelor of Business Administration (Honours) degree from University of Singapore
Working experience and occupation Datuk Cheng has more than 30 years of experience in the business operations of the Lion Group encompassing steel, motor, tyre, computer, retail, trading, pulp and paper, plantation, and property and community development. For a period of seven years from 1988 to 1995, he was the Managing Director of Lion Fasteners Sdn Bhd, a company engaged in the business of manufacturing bolts and nuts. In 1990, he took up the role of President in P T Lion Metal Works Tbk, a manufacturer of steel furniture, building material and stamping products in Indonesia. He resigned from Lion Fasteners Sdn Bhd in 1995 to take on the position of Managing Director of Lion Industries Corporation Berhad. In 1996, he was appointed the Executive Director of the Ceemax and the Likom group of companies which are involved in the manufacturing and marketing of computers, monitors and peripherals.
Directorship of public companies (if any)1) Managing Director of Lion Industries Corporation Berhad
2) Director of Lion Corporation Berhad
3) Director of Silverstone Corporation Berhad
4) Director of Hy-Line Berhad
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer1) Brother of Mr Cheng Yong Kwang, a Director of Lion Diversified Holdings Berhad ("LDHB")
2) Nephew of Y. Bhg. Tan Sri William H.J. Cheng, the Chairman and a major shareholder of LDHB
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiariesDatuk Cheng has a direct interest in 7,596,837 shares (1.09%) and an indirect interest in 279,644,035 shares (40.22%) in LDHB

Announcement Info

Stock Name LIONDIV    
Date Announced26 Jan 2007  
CategoryChange in Boardroom
Reference NoLD-070126-48EFF