KUALA LUMPUR: Veteran investment banker Datuk Kong Sooi Lin has been appointed as an independent and non-executive director of ECO WORLD International Bhd (EWI), effective yesterday.
EWI said in a filing with Bursa Malaysia that Kong was with CIMB GROUP HOLDINGS BHD for 25 years until her retirement from CIMB Investment Bank as its chief executive officer in March 2019.
Kong began her career at Ernst & Whinney (now known as Ernst & Young) and Arthur Andersen & Co.
In 1989, she joined Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad where she set up fixed income desk under corporate banking to originate and sell debt securities.
“She has over 27 years of investment banking experience and has extensive equity and debt transaction expertise, having advised on numerous highly profiled and industry-shaping corporate exercises in Malaysia and Asia Pacific,” it said.