Voon Seng Chuan

Independent Non-Executive Director

Member of Strategic Investment Committee

First appointment as a director: 1 July 2018
Due for re-election as a director: 26 October 2018

Mr. Voon has been part of the IT Industry for over three decades. With 27 years of service at IBM, he has held multiple leadership roles to deliver all aspects of IBM products and services for clients in numerous industry segments in Asia Pacific region. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Voon was the Managing Director for IBM Malaysia and Brunei. Under his leadership, IBM was at the forefront of bringing the vision of e-business, on demand business and innovation to the country. He also led IBM’s investment to develop international shared services and outsourcing hub in seven regional centers/operations in Malaysia. In 2007, Mr. Voon embarked on 2 special organisation restructuring projects for IBM. He led the successful reorganisation of the existing ASEAN/South Asia regional headquarter into two independent regions of ASEAN and India/South Asia.

Mr. Voon served as Director for Mid-Market of IBM in the Asia Pacific region from 2007 to 2010 and was responsible for a US$2 billion business leading teams from ibm.com, business partners operations, marketing, product and services divisions to provide solutions to the Mid-Market segment. Marking his 25 years of service in IBM, he joined the IBM Quarter Century Club. Mr. Voon retired from IBM in March 2010. In 2013, Mr. Voon was recognised with the “Outsourcing Leader of the Year” award by Outsourcing Malaysia. He was also a Council Member of PIKOM (National ICT Association of Malaysia) in 1994/1995 and 1999/2000.

Currently, Mr. Voon sits on the Boards of public listed companies including AMMB Holdings Berhad and Mesiniaga Berhad and private companies including AmBank (M) Berhad and Corporate Learning Consortium Sdn. Bhd. He also acts as Advisor to Jewel Paymentech Pte Ltd.

Mr. Voon has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Mathematics from the University of Malaya.