TAN SRI ONG LEONG HUAT @ WONG JOO HWA (“TAN SRI ONG”)
is the Executive Chairman of OSK Holdings Berhad. He was first appointed to the Board of the Company on 21 November 1990. He was the former Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of the Company and was re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 4 May 2007. Tan Sri Ong was then re-designated as the Chief Executive Officer/ Group Managing Director on 9 November 2012 and re-designated as Executive Chairman on 19 April 2017. He is also a Key Senior Management team member of the Company.
Tan Sri Ong holds a Capital Markets and Services Representative’s licence issued by the Securities Commission Malaysia under the Capital Markets and Services Act, 2007 for dealing in securities. Tan Sri Ong was a Director of Malaysian Exchange of Securities Dealing and Automated Quotation (MESDAQ) from July 1999 to March 2002, a member of the Capital Market Advisory Council appointed by the Securities Commission Malaysia in 2004 to advise on issues relating to the implementation of the Capital Market Master Plan. He was previously a member of the Securities Market Consultative Panel of Bursa Malaysia.
Since 1969, Tan Sri Ong was attached to a leading financial institution where he last held the position of Senior General Manager. He became the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of OSK Securities Berhad (which was later known as OSK Investment Bank Berhad) from July 1985 to January 2007 and was thereafter appointed as the Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of OSK Investment Bank Berhad.
Tan Sri Ong was then re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of OSK Investment Bank Berhad (which was later known as OSKIB Sdn. Bhd.) on 18 January 2011, a position he held until 30 April 2013. He was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of OSK Ventures International Berhad from December 2003 to April 2010 and re-appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director from February 2013 to April 2017.
Tan Sri Ong is also the Executive Chairman of PJ Development Holdings Berhad and OSK Property Holdings Berhad, a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of RHB Bank Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad, a Trustee of OSK Foundation and a Director of KE-ZAN Holdings Berhad.