(Aged 67, Malaysian, Male)
Mr. Lee Choo Hock, joined the Board on 26 August 2013 and is currently the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee. He is a Chartered Accountant with membership in the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Besides Kossan, Mr. Lee is an independent non-executive director of HSBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad, a non-independent non-executive director of HSBC Amanah Berhad and a Trustee of Yayasan Kossan, a public company limited by guarantees. Mr. Lee also chairs the Audit Committee of HSBC Bank and is additionally a member of the Nomination Committee of HSBC Bank and a member of the Audit, Risk and Nomination Committee of HSBC Amanah.
Mr. Lee qualified as an accountant in 1980 and has experience in accounting and tax. He worked at Malayan Banking Berhad from 1983 until his retirement in 2008. His experience with Malayan Banking includes internal audit, information technology, branch supervision, retail banking, products development and market research, as well as treasury operations. He was the Head of Finance in Malayan Banking Berhad from 1997 until his retirement in 2008.