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
Mr Quah Poh Keat, a Malaysian, aged 68 joined the Board of Paramount on 8 June 2016.
Mr Quah was a partner of KPMG Malaysia since 1 October 1982 before rising through the ranks to become the firm’s Senior Partner (currently referred to as Managing Partner) on 1 October 2000.
Prior to taking up the position as Senior Partner, he led 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 within KPMG. During his tenure as Senior Partner, he also served as a member of the KPMG Asia Pacific Board and KPMG International Council. Mr Quah retired from KPMG Malaysia on 31 December 2007.
After his retirement, he joined the board of Public Bank Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director from 30 July 2008 until 1 October 2013. He was then appointed as the Deputy CEO of the bank, a position that he held until 31 December 2015.
Prior to 1 October 2013, he had served on the boards of IOI Properties Berhad, PLUS Expressway Berhad, IOI Corporation Berhad and Telekom Malaysia Berhad.