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CHEW SEONG AUN

Non-Independent Executive Director

Mr Chew was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2021.

 

Mr Chew Seong Aun obtained a Bachelor of Science (Eng) degree in Civil Engineering (Honours) from Imperial College, University of London and is an ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) qualified Chartered Accountant (FCA). He is also a Chartered Banker of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers in Malaysia. He has more than 30 years’ experience in finance and banking.

 

Mr Chew joined Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad (“HLFG”), a related company of GL Limited listed on Bursa Malaysia, as Chief Financial Officer in 2006. He has been the Chairman of the Investment Committee of Hong Leong Asset Management Berhad (“HLAM”), a subsidiary of HLFG, since 2013 and has been appointed Chairman of HLAM’s Board since 2017. Prior to joining the Hong Leong Group, Mr Chew held various senior banking positions in the Middle East and Asia for more than 10 years.

 

He is currently an Executive Director and the Group Chief Financial Officer of Guoco Group Limited (intermediate holding company of GL Limited).

SUSAN LIM

General Counsel/Group Company Secretary

Ms Susan Lim joined the Company in May 2013.

In the early years of her career, Ms Lim practiced as a litigator. She made the switch from private practice to an in-house counsel position in 1993 when she joined the Pontiac Land Group, a real estate development and hospitality group. In 2004, Ms Lim left Pontiac to join Pacific Star Holdings Pte. Ltd., which provides investment advisory and asset management services for Asian real estate. From 2010 until April 2013, Ms Lim was Senior Director, Legal & Secretariat at KOP Properties Pte. Ltd., a company with real estate, hospitality and lifestyle business interests.

Ms Lim read law at the National University of Singapore and is called to the Singapore Bar.

HO KAH MENG

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Ho joined the Group in July 2014 and was appointed CFO on 1 August 2014.

He began his career as an auditor at PriceWaterhouse before moving to the Quality Assurance Department at Citibank Singapore. He has held senior finance and accounting positions with Singapore Marriott Hotel, Ssangyong Cement Limited, and various companies within the Raffles Holdings group.

Mr Ho has 10 years of experience in hotel investments and asset management in Asia Pacific with GIC Real Estate Pte Ltd and Kingdom Hotel Investments – Singapore Branch. Prior to joining the Group, he was Senior Vice President at GIC Real Estate.

Mr Ho holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the National University of Singapore and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

ALAN MORGAN

Chief Executive Officer, glh Hotels

Mr Morgan was appointed Chief Executive Officer of GLH Hotels in August 2019. He is responsible for all the departmental functions and setting the strategic agenda that will ensure future growth of GLH Hotels.

Mr Morgan’s most recent role was Managing Director of Rank PLC where he led the transformation of the retail business.

Mr Morgan’s passion has always been in the hospitality sector having held senior roles in pubs and hotels across Spirit Pub Company, Punch Taverns and Whitbread, a multinational hotel and restaurant company.