Date : 29 December 2020

Change in Principal Officer

JCBNEXT BERHAD

Date of change 01 Jan 2021
Name MR LIONG WEI LI
Age 36
Gender Male
Nationality Malaysia
Type of change Appointment
Designation Chief Executive Officer

Qualifications

No
Qualifications
Major/Field of Study
Institute/University
Additional Information
1
Masters
Economics
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Scholarship
2
Degree
Economics
University of Malaya, Malaysia
3
Degree
Laws
University of London, United Kingdom
4
Professional Qualification
Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA Charter)
CAIA Association
5
Professional Qualification
Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)
CFA Institute
6
Professional Qualification
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
CFA Institute
7
Professional Qualification
Certificate in Legal Practice
Malaysian Bar
  
Working experience and occupation
Mr Liong has served as the Special Officer to the Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of JcbNext Berhad ("the Company") since December 2012. Since January 2015, after the sale of the JobStreet.com business, in that capacity he has helped establish and continuously refine the investment processes for the Company and its subsidiaries (the "Group") including the overall investment and portfolio allocation strategy. Further, he has been primarily responsible for sourcing and analysing potential investments and then briefing and making recommendations to the Group's Investment Committee and Board of Directors. 

Prior to the sale of the JobStreet.com business in November 2014, Mr Liong had served as the Special Officer to the CEO and as a Product Owner. In these roles, he had managed a team of software developers focused on the employer-side recruitment solution of JobStreet.com as well as assisted the CEO on strategic and corporate actions.
Directorships in public companies and listed issuers (if any)
Innity Corporation Berhad
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer
Nil
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer
Nil
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries
Direct: 86,200


Remarks :
The Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Mr Liong as Acting Chief Executive Officer ("Acting CEO") to be the successor for Mr Chang Mun Kee, the Group's Founder, who will be stepping down as the Group's CEO on 31 December 2020. Mr Liong has been the Special Officer to the CEO since joining the Group in December 2012 and since January 2015, he has been instrumental in the Group's investment activities. Mr Liong will assume the role of the Acting CEO with effect from 1 January 2021.


Announcement Info

Company Name JCBNEXT BERHAD
Stock Name JCBNEXT
Date Announced 29 Dec 2020
Category Change in Principal Officer
Reference Number C04-28122020-00003