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Board Of Directors


Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Kuo Liong Yok, Malaysian aged 69, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 January 2022. He was appointed as a member of Risk Management Committee on 19 May 2022 and a member of Remuneration Committee on 1 April 2023.


He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from National Chengchi University, Taiwan in 1980.  He has over 35 years of experience in corporate administration, regulatory affairs, tax and treasury, logistics and transportation management within the manufacturing and trading sectors. 


He began his career as a Director with HSPM on 12 March 1981.  He was then redesignated as a Deputy Managing Director and then an Executive Director on 1 January 1990 and 1 February 2003 respectively.  On 16 July 2018, he was redesignated as a Vice Chairman of HSPM. In addition, he was also appointed as a Director of HSHY on 21 September 1989.  He was then redesignated as an Executive Director and a Director on 1 January 1990 and 1 February 2003 respectively.  On 15 December 2021, he was appointed as a Director of ICFI.


Presently, he is responsible for overseeing the administrative aspects of the Group’s business operations.  Apart from the abovementioned aspects, he is also tasked with leading the Occupational Safety and Health Committee, COVID-19 Emergency Response Protocol Committee, as well as Malaysian Halal Assurance Management System (“HAMS”) and Indonesian Halal Assurance System (“HAS”).


He is the nephew nephew of Kerk Chiew Siong and cousin of Kerk Chian Tung, Teo Lee Teck, Kerk Kar Han and Kerk Shiang Yih. He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company except for certain recurrent related party transactions of revenue or trading nature that is necessary for day-to-day operations of the Group. He has no convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.

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