Board of Directors
General Insurance company of Tokio Marine in Malaysia
Dato’ Zainal Abidin Putih
Dato' Zainal Abidin Putih, qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He is a member of Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
Dato' Zainal has extensive experience in audit, having worked as a practicing accountant throughout his career covering many principal industries including banks, insurance, energy, transport, manufacturing, government agencies, plantations, properties, hotels, investment companies and unit trusts. He also has a good working knowledge of taxation matters and management consultancy, especially in the areas of acquisitions, takeovers, amalgamations, restructuring and public listing of companies.
Dato’ Zainal plays an active role in the community and the corporate world being a Past President of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and was Chairman of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB). He was a member of the Malaysian Communication & Multimedia Commission, a body set up by the Malaysian Government to oversee the orderly development of the multimedia and telecommunication industry in Malaysia and also was Chairman of Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad.
Dato’ Zainal is currently Chairman of CIMB Bank Berhad, Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad, Land & General Berhad and Touch n’ Go Sdn Bhd. He also sits on the boards of Petron Malaysia Refining & Marketing Berhad and several private limited companies and acts as a Trustee of the National Heart Institute Foundation and Yayasan Universiti Multimedia.
Yeoh Chong Keng
Mr Yeoh Chong Keng is a lawyer by profession. He was admitted in 1980 as an Utter Barrister, Lincoln’s Inn, Bar of England and Wales. In 1981, he was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. Prior to studying law, he served with distinction as a senior officer in the Royal Malaysia Police Force.
Since 1992, he has been the founding Managing Partner of a legal firm in Kuala Lumpur. He has also represented corporations and financial institutions in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court. Apart from that, he has also acted as counsel for the Government of Hong Kong in several cases. He is well acquainted with corporate and banking laws as well as government policies.
He has sat on the board of directors, audit, remuneration, nomination and risk committees of public listed companies and foreign owned companies in Malaysia.
He is a Notary Public, Commissioner for Oaths, a qualified mediator and an appointed member of the Disciplinary Committee under the Disciplinary Board, Bar Council of Malaysia.
Yip Jian Lee
Ms. Yip qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales in 1981, and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1984. She completed her articleship with Hays Allan, United Kingdom between 1977 and 1982.
She had worked with PricewaterHouse Tax Services Sdn Bhd and Hong Leong Assurance Berhad in the areas of taxation, accounting and administration. She subsequently joined the Institute of Bankers Malaysia in 1985 as its Director where she served for 15 years.
Currently, she serves on the boards of Asia General Asset Bhd, Carimin Petroleum Berhad and Professional Golf of Malaysia. She is on the Advisory Council of the World Wildlife Fund where from 1996 to 2009 she was a Trustee and Honorary Treasurer. Between 1986 and 1996, she was also the Honorary Secretary to the Malaysian-British Society. She had also served on the boards of Tokio Marine Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad and Northport Berhad.
On 26 July 2018, Mr. Miki was appointed a board member of TMIM and is also a member of the Nominating Committee. Mr. Miki holds a degree in Bachelor of Commerce from the Waseda University, Japan.
Mr. Miki is a Managing Director responsible for Market Planning, P&C Claims, Risk Engineering and Global Large Corporate Departments in Tokio Marine Asia.
He currently sits on the boards of Tokio Marine general insurance companies in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.
He joined Tokio Marine in 1987 and has extensive insurance business exposure in the United States and Asia.
He was most recently the President of our general insurance company in Thailand before he started his stint at Tokio Marine Asia.