KUALA LUMPUR: Star Media Group Bhd has appointed Chan Seng Fatt as an independent non-executive director and audit committee chairman, effective Aug 11.
Chan, a chartered accountant, has more than 30 years’ experience in external and management auditing, financial management, corporate finance, stockbroking and senior-level operation and general management.
He joined Multi-Purpose Holdings Bhd in 1988 as an internal auditor before moving to Asia Pac Holdings Bhd as group accountant.
From 1993 to 1997, he was the financial controller of Pengkalen Securities Sdn Bhd.
He was then appointed the general manager of Halim Securities Sdn Bhd before joining K&N Kenanga Bhd as a remisier in 1999.
From 2001 to 2002, he was the chief financial officer (CFO) of Johore Tenggara Oil Palm Bhd.
In 2003, he joined the Tradewinds Group as the senior general manager of finance and was promoted to CFO in 2004.
He was posted to Tradewinds Plantation Bhd as the acting chief executive officer (CEO)-cum-CFO before being promoted to CEO in 2007.
Prior to joining Star Media’s board of directors, Chan was an independent non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Fitters Diversified Bhd and Salcon Bhd .