Tan Sri Cheng Heng Jem

Non-Executive Director


Tan Sri Cheng Heng Jem joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 7 September 2010. He was last re-elected as a Director of the Company on 31 October 2019.

Tan Sri Cheng has more than 48 years of experience in the business operations of the Lion Group encompassing retail, branding, food and beverage, credit financing and money lending services, property development, mining, manufacturing, steel, tyre, motor, agriculture and computer industries.

Tan Sri Cheng was the President of The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (“ACCCIM”) and The Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor (“KLSCCCI”) from 2003 to 2012 and is now a Life Honorary President of ACCCIM and KLSCCCI.  Tan Sri Cheng was also the President of Malaysia Retailers Association (“MRA”) from August 2014 to May 2018 and in June 2018, he was appointed an Honorary President of MRA.  He is a Trustee of ACCCIM’s Socio-Economic Research Trust, the President of Malaysia Steel Association, and was appointed the Chairman of the Federation of Asia-Pacific Retailers Associations in October 2017.

Tan Sri Cheng is currently the Chairman and Managing Director of Parkson Holdings Berhad, and also the Chairman of Lion Posim Berhad, both of which are public listed companies in Malaysia.  He is also a Founding Trustee and Chairman of The Community Chest in Malaysia, a company limited by guarantee incorporated for charity purposes. 

Tan Sri Cheng is also the Chairman of Parkson Retail Asia Limited and Parkson Retail Group Limited, which are public listed companies in Singapore and Hong Kong respectively.