Quek Leng Chan

Tan Sri Quek Leng Chan (simplified Chinese: 郭令灿; traditional Chinese: 郭令燦; pinyin: Guō Lìng Càn; born 1941) is a Malaysian tycoon who co-founded Hong Leong Group Malaysia. He is one of the richest men in Malaysia. In 2018, Quek Leng Chan ranked #217 on the Forbes World's Billionaires list, with wealth listed at US$7.2 billion.[2]


Quek Leng Chan

郭令灿
Born1941
NationalityMalaysian
OccupationExecutive chairman and executive officer of Hong Leong Group
Net worthIncrease US$7.11 billion (10 June 2018)[1]
Children3 children

Early life and educationEdit

Quek Leng Chan studied in Victoria School in Singapore and is qualified as a barrister-at-law from Middle Temple, United Kingdom.

CareerEdit

He has extensive business experience in various sectors, including financial services, manufacturing and real estate. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Hong Leong Company (Malaysia) Berhad ("HLCM"), executive chairman of Hong Leong Industries Berhad ("HLI"), Hume Industries (Malaysia) Berhad ("HIMB"), Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad, GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad, Camerlin Group Berhad and chairman of Hong Leong Bank Berhad, HLG Capital Berhad ("HLG"), Hong Leong Assurance Berhad, Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad and Hong Leong Foundation ("HLF").

Quek oversees the Malaysian operations of the Hong Leong Group while his cousin and fellow billionaire Kwek Leng Beng oversees the Singapore operations.

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profile Quek Leng Chan". Forbes. 10 June 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.forbes.com/billionaires/list/3/#version:static_header:source
  3. ^ a b c "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat". Prime Minister's Department (Malaysia).

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