Kok-Thay Lim

Deputy Chairman & Chief Executive at Genting Malaysia Bhd.

Kok-Thay Lim

Kok-Thay Lim

Deputy Chairman & Chief Executive at Genting Malaysia Bhd.

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Genting Plantations Bhd.
Genting Berhad
Genting Singapore Ltd.

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686

Number of Boards

43

Birthday

1951

Age

70

Number of Awards

7

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Executive Director & Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Genting Berhad

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President, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director at Genting Berhad

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Former Executive Director at Genting Malaysia Bhd.

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Former Executive Director at Genting Berhad

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President, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director at Genting Malaysia Bhd.

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Director & General Manager at Kien Huat Realty Sdn. Bhd.

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Former Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer at Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc.

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Former Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director at Genting Malaysia Bhd.

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President & Chief Operating Officer & Director at Genting Singapore Ltd.

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Secretary at Genting Berhad

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Deputy Chairman & Chief Executive at Genting Malaysia Bhd.
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Executive Director & Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Genting Berhad

Genting Bhd. is an investment holding and management company, which engages in the leisure and hospitality, gaming, and entertainment businesses. It operates through the following segments: Leisure and Hospitality, Plantation, Power, Property, Oil and Gas, and Investments and Others. The Leisure and Hospitality segment includes gaming, hotels, food and beverages, theme parks, retail, entertainment and attractions, tours and travel related services, development and operation of integrated resorts, and other support services. The Plantation segment involves in the oil palm plantations, palm oil milling, and related activities. The Power segment generates and supplies electric power. The Property segment focuses on the property development activities and property investment. The Oil and Gas segment consists of exploration, development, and production activities. The Investments and Others segment refers to the investment and interest income from financial assets. The company was founded by Goh Tong Lim in 1965 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Family Member
Former Associate Vice President at City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong offers professional education services that focus on business, science, engineering, energy, environment, law, creative media, and social sciences. Its academic programs include research degrees, professional doctorate, taught postgraduate, bachelor’s degree, post bachelors’ degree, and associate degrees. City University of Hong Kong offers opportunities that enable its students to work and learn from professionals in the workplace. City University of Hong Kong was founded in 1984 and is based in Kowloon City, Hong Kong.

Education
Program for Advanced Management Development Degree
Class of 1979

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

B.S. Civil Engineering
Class of 1975

The University of London is a collegiate research university located in London, England, consisting of 18 constituent colleges, 10 research institutes and a number of central bodies. The nine largest institutions of the federal university, usually termed the colleges, are Birkbeck, Goldsmiths, King's College London, the London Business School, Queen Mary, Royal Holloway, SOAS, LSE and UCL. Formerly a constituent college, Imperial College London left the University of London in 2007.

Career History
Deputy Chairman & Chief Executive
1976 - Current

Genting Malaysia Bhd. engages in the provision of casinos, leisure, and hospitality services. It operates through the following segments: Leisure and Hospitality, Properties, and Investment and Others. The Leisure and Hospitality segment comprises resort activities including gaming, hotels, food and beverage, theme parks, retail, entertainment attractions, tours and travel related services, and other supporting services. The Properties segment focuses on the property developments, property investment, and management. The Investment and Others segment refers to the utilities, reinsurance, yacht charter services, and information technology services. The company was founded on May 7, 1980 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Deputy Chairman & Executive Director
2006 - Current

Genting Plantations Bhd. engages in the provision of plantation and management services to its subsidiaries. It operates through the following segments: Plantation, Property, Biotechnology, Downstream Manufacturing, and Others. The Plantation segment comprises mainly of activities relating to oil palm plantations in Malaysia and Indonesia. The Property segment refers to the property development and property investments. The Biotechnology segment relates to the genomics research and development. The Downstream Manufacturing segment consists of downstream manufacturing activities. The Others segment includes insignificant business which are not reported separately. The company was founded on September 29, 1977 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Executive Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer
1993 - Current

Genting Hong Kong, formerly known as Star Cruises Limited, is a leading global leisure, entertainment and hospitality enterprise, with core competences in both land and sea-based businesses: Star Cruises - Asia-Pacific Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) - A 50% joint ownership alongside Apollo and TPG Resorts World Manila (RWM) - Manila, Philippines; joint partnership with Alliance Global Group under Travellers International A pioneer in its own right, Genting Hong Kong was incorporated in September 1993, operating its fleet under Star Cruises, to take on a bold initiative to grow the Asia-Pacific region as an international cruise destination. Star Cruises together with NCL is the third largest cruise operator in the world, with a combined fleet of 18 ships cruising to over 200 destinations, offering approximately 35,000 lower berths. Resorts World Manila is Genting Hong Kong's first foray in a land-based attraction. RWM opened its doors to the public in August 2009, and is one of the premier leisure brands under the Genting Group, representing a flagship integrated leisure and entertainment complex featuring 3 hotels including a six star all-suite Maxims Hotel, an iconic shopping mall, 4 high-end cinemas and a multi-purpose performing arts theatre. Genting Hong Kong's mission statement is to create world class entertainment and leisure experiences for our visitors. Our unique venues and itineraries, coupled with a promise to deliver best-in-class services, will ensure an unforgettable experience by all. We will continue to leverage off the Genting Group's unrivalled regional expertise in land-based resorts development as we look to expand our own individual footprint. Genting Hong Kong constantly seeks new scalable business opportunities, and ways in which we can excel and improve in our business proposition. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Genting Hong Kong has a presence in more than 20 locations worldwide with offices and representation in Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States and Vietnam. Genting Hong Kong is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is traded on the Quotation and Execution System for Trading of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. The Company recently changed its ticker symbol from "STRC SP" to "GENHK SP" on 30 November 2009

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

Crystal Cruises, Inc. provides tours and travels. It operates two luxury ships, the 940-guest Crystal Symphony and the 1,080-guest Crystal Serenity. The company operates cruises to the Mediterranean, Northern and Western Europe, Asia and South America. Crystal Cruises was founded in 1988 and is located in Los Angeles, CA.

Director
2012 - Current

Wider SRL engages in the production and distribution of yachts. Its product include superyachts and express cruisers. The company was founded by Tilli Antonelli in April 2010 and is headquartered in Ancona, Italy.

Non-Executive Director
2009 - Current

Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc. engages in the provision of accommodation, and entertainment. It involves in the operation of hotel, and restaurants, leisure parks, entertainment centers and other related businesses, which include holding investments and operating casinos and other gaming activities as part of its main operations. It operates through the following business segments: Casino, and Non-Casino. The Casino segment refers to casino operations including Resorts World Manila. The Non-Casino segment provides the management of various brands including hotels, leasing, performing arts theater, and other activities which as peripheral to the casino operations. The company was founded on October 3, 1997 and is headquartered in Pasay City, Philippines.

Chairman, Board of Trustees
Current
Member, Board of Trustees
Current
Member, Advisory Council
Current
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Human Longevity, Inc. provides precision health analytics to individuals through the Health Nucleus. The Health Nucleus is an assessment of current and future risk for cardiac, oncologic, metabolic and cognitive diseases and conditions. The firm offers database of sequenced genomes and phenotypic data. The company was founded by J. Craig Venter, Robert Joseph Hariri Gordon, and Peter H. Diamandis in 2013 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #6
2018
Forbes Asia - Malaysia's 50 Richest
Rank #4
2015
Forbes Asia - Malaysia's 50 Richest
Rank #3
2014
Forbes Asia - Malaysia's 50 Richest
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