Madam Hoh Kim Hyan, a Malaysian aged 59, was appointed to the Board of Kossan on 23 January 2017 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. She is a Chartered Accountant with membership in the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
She was also appointed a member of the Audit, Nominating and Remuneration Committees.
Madam Hoh graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne, Australia in 1978 and was admitted as a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1983.
She has experience in accounting, auditing, internal audit, administration, education and training. She was with KPMG (1984-2000) and (2008-2010) and was the Head of Audit Department (1989-2000). Her last position in KPMG was technical director. At her second stint at KPMG Malaysia she was a Director in the Professional Practice Department. Between March 2000 to March 2002, she was with the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board as its senior technical consultant where she assisted in the formulation of accounting standards for application in Malaysia.
Between July 2004 and June 2008, she taught at the University of Tunku Abdul Rahman and the University of Malaya.
She was the Operations Director at the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia between April 2011 to August 2012 and assisted in the organisation of the 2011 International Conference.
Since August 2012, Madam Hoh is with The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants as its senior technical manager. Her work is to provide technical support to two of the Institute’s committees – the Accounting & Audit Technical Committee and the Financial Statements Review Committee. Other than Kossan, Madam Hoh has no other directorship in any other public company.