Tan Sri Yong Poh Kon

Chairman, Royal Selangor International Sdn Bhd


TAN SRI YONG POH KON is currently the Chairman of Royal Selangor International Sdn Bhd, a director AYER Holdings Bhd, GS1 Malaysia Bhd, a Trustee of the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) and a member of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council Malaysia.

He has served in the past as a Board Member of Bank Negara Malaysia, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, Employees Provident Fund and the Economic Council of the Prime Minister’s Office. Together with the Chief Secretary he co-chaired PEMUDAH, the Special Taskforce to Facilitate Business. He is also a Past President of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) and Advisor to the Malaysian Consortium of Mid-Tier Companies.

He also founded Malaysian Mensa and the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO) in Malaysia.

Tan Sri Yong graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Adelaide in 1968.