Dato' Voon Tin Yow
Chief Executive Officer
Malaysian, age 63, Male
Dato' Voon Tin Yow holds a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, United States and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, United States.
Dato’ Voon Tin Yow has 35 years of working experience in the construction and property development industry, which includes 3 years in construction site management and 32 years in management of property development. He began his career in 1984 in Kimali Construction Sdn Bhd as a site engineer and went on to become the development engineer in Juru Bena Tenaga Sdn Bhd in 1986. In 1990, he joined Syarikat Kemajuan Jerai Sdn Bhd as Project Manager and was subsequently appointed as the General Manager in 1994.
Dato’ Voon was previously an Executive Director at S P Setia Berhad (“S P Setia”) and held the post of Chief Operating Officer from 1996 to 2014, during which he also acted as the Acting President and Chief Executive Officer from 1 May 2014 until 31 December 2014. During his tenure in S P Setia, he oversaw the development of the entire eco-system to establish the company’s policies and procedures. He played a key role in leading the Malaysian consortium comprising S P Setia and Rimbunan Hijau Group to jointly develop the China-Malaysia Qinzhou Industrial Park in the People’s Republic of China with a Chinese consortium.
Dato’ Voon joined Eco World Development Group Berhad in 2015 as an Executive Director. He was also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of EcoWorld International Berhad since 2017. He resigned from the board of both companies in February 2020.