Quah Poh Keat
Independent Non-Executive Director
Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Taxation
Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants
Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Quah, a Malaysian, aged 64, joined the Board of Paramount on 8 June 2016.
Quah was a partner of KPMG Malaysia since 1 October 1982 and was the Senior Partner of the firm from 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2007. Prior to taking up the position of Senior Partner, he was in charge of the Tax Practice and the Japanese Practice in KPMG Malaysia. He was also a member of the KPMG Japanese Practice Council a governing body within KPMG International that oversees all Japanese Practices in the KPMG world. He also served as a member of the KPMG Asia Pacific Board and KPMG International Council during his tenure as Senior Partner of the firm. Quah retired from KPMG Malaysia on 31 December 2007.
Quah had served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Public Bank Berhad Group from 30 July 2008 to 1 October 2013 until his appointment to the position of Deputy CEO Public Bank from 1 October 2013 to 31 Decenber 2015. Prior to that, he was an Independent Non-Executive Director of IOI Properties Berhad, PLUS Expressway Berhad, IOI Corporation Berhad and Telekom Malaysia Berhad.
Other than Paramount, Quah's directorship in public companies include Public Mutual Berhad, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad, Lonpac Insurance Berhad and LPI Capital Berhad.