Lim Keong Hui

Deputy Chief Executive, Executive Director & Senior Vice President, Leisure & Hospitality Development at Genting Group

About

Mr Lim Keong Hui (Malaysian, aged 36, male), appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 23 July 2012, was redesignated as a Non-Independent Executive Director, following his appointment as the Chief Information Officer (“CIO”) of the Company on 1 January 2015. On 1 January 2019, Mr Lim was redesignated as the Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of the Company.


Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Computer Science from the Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom and a Master’s degree in International Marketing Management from Regent’s Business School London, United Kingdom.


Mr Lim is a son of Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, who is the Chairman and Chief Executive of the Company. Both Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay and Mr Lim Keong Hui are major shareholders of the Company. On 1 January 2019, Mr Lim was redesignated as the Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Genting Berhad (“GENT”). He was a Non-Independent Executive Director of GENT following his appointment as the Senior Vice President (“SVP”) – Business Development on 1 March 2013 until he was redesignated as the Executive Director – Chairman’s Office of GENT on 1 June 2013 and assumed additional role as the CIO of GENT on 1 January 2015. He was a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Genting Plantations Berhad (“GENP”) until he was redesignated as a Non-Independent Executive Director, following his appointment as the CIO of GENP on 1 January 2015. On 5 May 2017, Mr Lim was redesignated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of GENP, following his resignation as CIO of GENP. On 1 January 2019, he was appointed as the Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of GENP. He is also a director of Genting UK Plc and a member of the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Lim Goh Tong.


Prior to his appointment as the SVP – Business Development of GENT, he was the SVP – Business Development of GENHK until he was redesignated as the Executive Director – Chairman’s Office of GENHK following his appointment as an Executive Director of GENHK on 7 June 2013. He had taken up additional role of CIO of GENHK since 1 December 2014. On 28 March 2019, Mr Lim has been appointed as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of GENHK and was redesignated as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of GENHK until he resigned on 28 August 2020. Prior to joining GENHK in 2009, he had embarked on an investment banking career with The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. He has deemed interest in the shares of GENHK. The GENHK group is principally engaged in the business of cruise and cruise-related operations, shipyard operations and leisure, entertainment and hospitality activities.


Mr Lim is a beneficiary of a discretionary trust which ultimately owns Golden Hope Unit Trust (“GHUT”), of which Golden Hope Limited (“GHL”) is the trustee. GHL as the trustee of GHUT, indirectly owns 51% of the common stock in Empire Resorts, Inc., (“Empire Resorts”), a company with various subsidiaries engaged in the hospitality and gaming industries. GHL as the trustee of GHUT, also indirectly owns 100% of the Series F Convertible Preferred Stock and 51% of the Series H Convertible Preferred Stock in Empire Resorts. The Company indirectly owns the remaining 49% of the common stock in Empire Resorts. The Company also indirectly owns 100% of the Series G Convertible Preferred Stock and the remaining 49% of the Series H Convertible Preferred Stock in Empire Resorts. All the Convertible Preferred Stocks carry voting rights on an as-converted basis.

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