Eric Ooi Lip Aun

 

Independent Non-Executive Director

Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian
Date Appointed to the Board: 1 March 2019

Qualification:

  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Membership of Board Committee:

  • Risk Management Committee (Chairman)
  • Audit Committee (Chairman)

Present Directorship:

Listed Entity
  • Genting Berhad
Other Public Company
  • Nil

Working Experience

  • Eric was a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”), Malaysia until his retirement in June 2015 after thirty-eight (38) years of service. He joined the firm of Price Waterhouse (PW) (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) in 1977, qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in 1981 and was admitted to the partnership of PwC in Malaysia in 1991.
     
  • In 2012, Eric assumed the responsibility to lead the middle market practices of the Asia Pacific cluster of PwC firms, focused on working with entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals and families.
     
  • From 2002 to 2008, Eric was the Assurance leader for PwC’s regional grouping in Asia, and he was a member of PwC’s Global Assurance leadership team.
     
  • In 1996, he assumed management and leadership positions for different parts of PW/PwC within Malaysia, across Asia and globally. He was PW Malaysia’s leader for Audit and Business Advisory Services and continued in the role following the merger between PW and Coopers & Lybrand to form PwC in 1998, a position he held through 2008.
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