Lim, 34, is a son of chairman and executive director Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, and a substantial shareholder.
More than a decade at Genting
Lim has served the company for more than 10 years. He was SVP business development prior to his re-designation as executive director – chairman’s office following his appointment as an executive director.
He had taken up the additional role of chief information officer in December 2014.
Key roles at other Genting companies
Lim is also the deputy chief executive and executive director of Genting Berhad, Genting Malaysia Berhad and Genting Plantations Berhad, all listed on the main market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
He is a member of the board of trustees of Yayasan Lim Goh Tong, a family foundation set up for charitable purposes.
Earlier, Lim had an investment banking career with The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. He holds a master’s degree in international marketing management from Regent’s Business School London and a bachelor of science (honours) degree in computer science from the Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.