Joseph Tek Choon Yee

Joseph Tek Choon Yee

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, IJM Plantations Berhad

 

Nationality

Malaysian

 

Age / Gender

53 / Male

 

Academic / Professional Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science (1st Class Honours), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

  • Master in Philosophy (Plant Breeding), Cambridge University, England

  • ASEAN Senior Management Development Programme, Harvard Business School

 

Date Appointed / Working Experience

Mr Joseph Tek was appointed Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director (“CEO&MD”) of IJM Plantations Berhad (“IJMP”) on 23 May 2010.

He joined IJMP in September 2004 to head the research, training and development activities of IJMP Group, and was appointed an Alternate Director on 22 May 2008 and Executive Director on 19 October 2008 besides being the General Manager – Plantations (Sabah). He was then redesignated to the position of Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director on 18 May 2009, prior to his appointment as CEO&MD of IJMP.

His past appointments and/or working experience were as follows:-

  • Plant Breeder (Ebor Research), Sime Darby Plantations Sdn Bhd (1991 - 1997)

  • R&D Manager, Sime Darby Plantations Sdn Bhd (1997 - 2000)

  • Manager-Agritech Business, Sime Aerogreen Sdn Bhd and Sime Gardentech Sdn Bhd (2000 - 2001)

  • Head of R&D, Malaysian Palm Oil Association (“MPOA”) (2001 - 2004)

  • Vice-Chairman, MPOA Environment Working Committee (2004 - 2005)

  • Member, Criteria Working Group for the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) (2005 - 2006)

  • Council Member, Malaysian Oil Scientists’ and Technologists’ Association (MOSTA) (2006 - 2007)

  • Member, Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) of Malaysian Palm Oil Board (“MPOB”) (2011 - 2013)

  • President, Malaysian Estate Owners’ Association (“MEOA”) (2015 - 2018)

 

Present Directorship(s)

Listed Companies:

  • IJM Plantations Berhad

Other Public Companies:

  • Nil

 

Other Current Position(s) Held

  • Council Member, MEOA

  • Member of Board of Governors, Montfort Youth Training Centre (MYTC), Sabah

  • Board Member, MPOB (since 2016)