Group Managing Director/ Group Chief Executive, Mah Sing Group Berhad, Malaysia
Contribution to Society

The ‘Contribution to Society’ award recognises YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Sri (Dr) Leong Hoy Kum’s contributions to Corporate Social Responsibility. 

YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr) Sri Leong Hoy Kum is one whose philosophy is grounded on the premise that successful businesses must contribute to the well-being of society. His success on the business front is one that is based on authentic leadership and people development. 

He founded the Mah Sing plastics manufacturing division in 1979 and listed Mah Sing Group Berhad on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange in 1992. A Central Committee of the 900-member Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Associations since 1986, he is also the Honorary President of the Young Malaysian Movement Association (YMM) since 1999 and of the Dramatic Art Society, Malaysia since 1996. In addition, he is the Vice-President of the Table Tennis Association of Malaysia since 1999. He was conferred an honorary Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Business Administration by the Honolulu University, Hawaii in 2000. 

YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr) Sri Leong Hoy Kum is the key driving force behind the phenomenal growth and success of Mah Sing Group Berhad. Driven by his determination to maximise shareholders’ value and passion for property, YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr) Sri Leong ventured into property development in 1994. His strong leadership has been instrumental in shaping Mah Sing’s leadership position in property development. 

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr) Sri Leong Hoy Kum, the Contribution to Society Award 2014 for his contribution towards Corporate Social Responsibility.