China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) (“China Yuchai” or the “Company”) announced today that Mr. Stephen Ho Kiam Kong has been appointed as a director of China Yuchai, effective August 31, 2020.
Mr. Ho is currently the CEO and a Director of Hong Leong Asia Ltd, a company listed in the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX). It is the trade and industry arm of Singapore conglomerate Hong Leong group and one of the region’s major players with operations in China and across South East Asia. He was previously the Group CFO for Wilmar International Limited, an agribusiness group for 8 ½ years. Before this, he was with Philips Electronics for 12 years and his last position was the Senior Vice President and CFO of Philips Electronics China Group, Greater China operation based in Shanghai. Prior to his corporate roles, Mr. Ho held regional managerial positions in business development, risk management and trading functions with several large international banks based in Singapore.
Mr. Ho was awarded the Best CFO for the Year 2018 for large-cap companies in the Singapore Corporate Awards. And during his tenure in Shanghai, Mr. Ho served as the Chairman of the Shanghai Board of the European Chamber of Commerce of China and received the Magnolia Silver Award from the Shanghai Municipality Government.
Mr. Ho holds a Bachelor of Commerce & Administration degree from Victoria University of Wellington, and completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program for International Senior Managers.