SMG names Chan Seng Fatt as group CEO


Chan Seng Fatt.

KUALA LUMPUR: Star Media Group Bhd (SMG) has appointed Chan Seng Fatt as group chief executive officer effective March 1, 2024.

Chan, 60, succeeds Alex Yeow Wai Siaw, who is stepping down following the conclusion of his contract on Feb 29.

Following his appointment, Chan will resign as an independent non-executive director of SMG on Feb 29. He was appointed to the board on Aug 11, 2018.

He will also cease to be the chairman of the audit committee and a member of the nomination committee on the same day following his resignation as a director.

Chan is a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

He has over 30 years of experience covering various aspects namely external and management auditing, financial management, corporate finance, stockbroking and senior-level operation and general management.

Chan’s last posting was with Tradewinds Plantation Bhd as the chief executive officer, a position which he held for five years from 2007 to 2012.

Prior to joining Tradewinds Group, he had held several senior positions in various public and private companies.

He also sits on the boards of Salcon Bhd and Skyworld Development Bhd.

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