Lim Beng Choon is the Country Managing Director for Accenture Malaysia. In this role he is responsible for business growth and profitability for the Accenture’s engagements in Malaysia. Beng Choon also leads Accenture’s Business Consulting practice within the Resources industry group in Asia Pacific.
The Resources industry group includes Oil & Gas, Utilities, Chemicals, Mining and Natural Resources. Countries covered by his responsibilities include Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. In this role he is responsible for developing Accenture’s growth in these industries and ensuring that Accenture’s projects provide value to its clients.
Beng Choon has a BSC Hons in Mathematics & Computer Science from the Australian National University. He has been with Accenture for 24 years working in USA and Asia. He is based in Kuala Lumpur.
Beng Choon drives specific client engagements and provides subject matter input on oversees engagements around the region. His focus has been the development and implementation of strategies for improving business performance. This usually involves capability building, bringing together IT, process and human performance aspects.
While he has worked across many industries including Government and Manufacturing, he has recently been engaged with National Oil Companies in the region such as PETRONAS and PTT as well as Multinationals such as Shell, Exxon. Beng Choon has also worked with utility clients such as Tenaga Nasional and Singapore Power, and in the chemicals industry with BASF.
For the CEO Series No.6 we are proud to invite and inform you that we will be hosting Mr Ruben Gnanalingam, the Executive Director of Westport Malaysia. He is the son and apparent heir to Tan Sri Datuk G.Gnanalingam, the Chairman of Westport Malaysia.
Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Location: Rumah UKEC
Street: 67, Jalan U-Thant, Ampang.
(Along Jalan Tun Razak, turn left after US Embassy. Go straight all the way till see a signboard for Palestin Consulate. Turn right and it is next to Palestin Consulate.)
Despite his young age, Ruben is one of the brightest young stars in the corporate malaysia scene. Westport Malaysia is one of the biggest port operators in Malaysia, recorded an impressive 26% growth to handle 3.7 million TEUs (Twenty- foot equivalent units) of container cargo last year compared with the previous year’s total of 2.9 million TEUs.
Ruben Emir Gnanalingam is currently the Executive Director of Westports Malaysia. His previous responsibilities in Westports includes extensive stints in the Corporate Planning, Operations and IT divisions. He is currently responsible for Marketing, IT and Procurement.
He graduated with a BSc(Hons) Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science. Ruben also has a diploma in Port Management from Cambridge Board and has attended several business and Management courses at the Harvard Business School.
Prior to this, Ruben founded Makmal Jaya Sdn Bhd, an MSC status incubator to invest and nurture Malaysia high-tech start ups.
Outside his professional engagements, Ruben is also involved with many business and industry related groups, such as TiE Malaysia Chapter, Harvard Business School Alumni Club Malaysia, Entrepreneurs’ Organization and the Corporate Malaysia Roundtable.