China Yuchai International has appointed Kok Ho Leong as chief financial officer (CFO). Leong takes over from Benny Goh, president of the company who took on the role of acting CFO on 11 November 2011.
Previously, Leong was the regional commercial manager for Parker Drilling where he was responsible for financial reporting, tax, budgeting and compliance for the Asia-Pacific region. Before that, he was CFO of KS Energy Services and he managed the accounting, finance, compliance and corporate secretarial functions.
Leong’s previous positions include financial controller/senior manager of corporate development at Alliance Technology and Development, and finance manager/operation manager for the Kuok Group of companies in China (Shenzhen and Chengdu), where he widened his business exposure and working knowledge of joint venture operations in China. He started his career in audit at Coopers & Lybrand in Singapore.
Leong received his Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore in 1988 and an MBA from the University of Southern Queensland in Australia in 1999. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) of Singapore and a fellow certified public accountant (FCPA) of Singapore.
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