Datuk Heah Kok Boon

Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer (EcoWorld Malaysia)

Datuk Heah Kok Boon has been an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Eco World Development Group Berhad (“EcoWorld Malaysia”) since 28 November 2013.

Datuk Heah has garnered more than 28 years’ experience in audit, corporate finance and corporate investment. He started his career in the audit department of international accounting firm KPMG. After 4 years of various audit exposures, he joined the corporate finance department of Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad (now known as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad). After 14 years of originating, structuring and executing various deals in multiple industries, he left as Aseambankers Executive Vice President in 2007.

Datuk Heah then joined S P Setia Berhad as Head of Corporate Affairs where he planned and executed S P Setia Berhad’s financial strategies/funding needs, mergers and acquisitions exercises. He resigned from S P Setia Berhad and joined Eco World Development Sdn. Bhd. on 1 May 2013.

Datuk Heah has been involved in the various corporate exercises to grow EcoWorld Malaysia from a property company with GDV of RM1 billion to the present GDV of over RM8 billion. In year 2017, he had successfully completed the listing of Eco World International Berhad (“EcoWorld International”) on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia.

Datuk Heah was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of EcoWorld International on 27 April 2017 and resigned on 14 September 2017 to focus on his executive role in the Company.