Leong Yeng Kit

Independent Non-Executive Director
Aged 47, Male, Malaysian

Date of Appointment:
31 October 2018

Member of Board Committees:
Member of Audit Committee
Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor of Law (Hons.), University of Buckingham

Working Experience:
Mr. Leong Yeng Kit (“Mr. Leong”) read law at the University of Buckingham, graduating in 1995 and was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1998. He is the founder and managing partner of Leong Yeng Kit & Co.

He has extensive experience in banking, capital markets, corporate law, mergers and takeovers, commercial law, conveyancing, corporate restructuring, intellectual property, liquidation, receivership, litigation and fraud investigations.

He is the founder and Independent Non-Executive Director of RHB Indochina Bank Limited and RHB OSK Indochina Securities Limited and is currently the Group Managing Director of WiraDani Development Sdn. Bhd. & Three Woods Development Sdn. Bhd. He has interests in the food and beverage industry, a share issuing house and registrar in Cambodia, and in the hospitality and entertainment industry.

He has held office at the National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia, the Kiwanis Club of Bukit Kiara, Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar Alumni Society and Rotary Club of Petaling Jaya. He is also the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Latvia to Malaysia as well as a Special Legal Attorney for the State of Minnesota, USA.

Mr. Leong does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Meridian Berhad, or any conflict of interest with the Company.