Executive Director &
Chief Executive Officer
Hong Leong Asia
Appointed as Director on 3 August 2020, Mr. Ho assumed the full responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer on 17 August 2020. He is also the Non-Executive Director of Tasek Corporation Berhad ("TCB") and China Yuchai International ("CYI") which are subsidiaries of HLA.
Mr. Ho was formerly the Group Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Wilmar International Limited, one of the largest agribusinesses in Asia and listed on SGX as well as a Fortune 500 company. He has 37 years of experience in the Finance industry, including executive positions with Dutch multinational corporate, Royal Phillips between 1999 to 2011 - as Head of Corporate Finance in the Regional Finance Center, as Global Head of Treasury and Finance for an independent JV business in HK, and as Asia Pacific and Greater China CFO based in Shanghai.
Prior to his Corporate CFO role, Stephen worked for major international financial institutions in Singapore, Hong Kong and New York in different areas of Corporate Banking, Global Markets Trading, Marketing and Sales.
Mr. Ho received his Bachelor of Commerce and Administration degree from the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School, Boston, US in the fall of 1998.