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Malaysia’s Kenanga Investment Bank appoints non-independent non-executive director

Choy Khai Choon also serves as independent non-exec chairman at Zurich Life.

Malaysia’s Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad has appointed Choy Khai Choon as a non-independent non-executive director, effective 13 December.

Choy currently serves as independent non-executive chairman of Zurich Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad and Zurich General Insurance Malaysia Berhad. 

Choy is also the senior independent non-executive director of Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Berhad, and an independent non-executive director of Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Berhad as well as MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad.

He is also a member of the Labuan Financial Services Authority as well as a Board member of Asian Banking School Sdn Bhd and Bond and Sukuk Information Platform Sdn Bhd, a non-profit information platform established to provide free public access to information on bonds and sukuk issued in Malaysia.

Choy has over 40 years of experience in the financial sector. He had served as president and chief executive officer of Cagamas Berhad for six years, retiring in March 2012.

Choy holds a master in business administration from the Oklahoma City University in the US, and a bachelor of commerce from the University of New South Wales, Australia. 

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