Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay

    Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay(Malaysian, aged 61), appointed on August 17, 1976, was redesignated as the chairman and chief executive on July 1, 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of London. He attended the Programme for Management Development of Harvard Business School, Harvard University in 1979. He is also the chairman and chief executive of Genting Malaysia Berhad, the chief executive and a Director of Genting Plantations Berhad; and the executive chairman of Genting Singapore PLC and Genting UK Plc. In addition, he sits on the Boards of other Malaysian and foreign companies. He has served in various positions within the Group since 1976. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Community Chest, Malaysia. He also sits on the Boards of Trustees of several charitable organisations in Malaysia. He was a Visiting Professor in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London (October 2009 to September 2012) and an Honorary Professor of Xiamen University, China, since December 2007.Tan Sri Lim is the chairman and chief executive officer of Genting Hong Kong Limited (“GENHK”), a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., a 43.4% associate of GENHK and listed on NASDAQ Global Select Market. He also has an interest in the securities of GENHK. The GENHK group is principally engaged in the business of cruise and cruise-related operations and leisure, entertainment and hospitality activities.In the context of the above businesses of GENHK, Tan Sri Lim is therefore considered as having interests in business apart from the Group’s business, which may compete indirectly with the Group’s business.For his leadership excellence and significant contributions to the leisure and travel industry, he was named the “Travel Entrepreneur of the Year 2009” by Travel Trade Gazette (TTG) Asia, “The Most Influential Person in Asian Gaming 2009” by Inside Asian Gaming and “Asian Leader for Global Leisure and Entertainment Tourism” by Seagull Philippines Inc. in 2011.

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