Yeoh Khoon Chen redesignated as Lafarge Malaysia CEO

Yeoh Khoon Chen redesignated as Lafarge Malaysia CEO
14 March 2019

Lafarge Malaysia’s CFO Yeoh Khoon Cheng has been redesignated as the company’s CEO with immediate effect. On 16 November last year he was appointed interim CEO.

He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and joined Lafarge in 1987 as a finance manager. Since then, he has held various positions in the group’s business development, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. In January 2016, he was appointed CFO in Huaxin Cement Ltd – post which he held until July 2017.

Edward James Coultrup will replace Mr Yeoh as CFO. He has more than 19 years of professional experience in accounting, auditing and financing, gained in audit firms such as BDO Stoy Hayward LLP, KPMG and Moore Stephens. He joined LafargeHolcim in 2014 as head of the Internal Audit Hub – Asia-Pacific.

He is also currently the head of controlling in PT Holcim Indonesia TBK, a position he has held since July last year. “He leads the controlling function in Indonesia on all aspects of controlling, budgeting, forecasting and statutory filings of financial statements,” Lafarge said.

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