Mr. (Tan Sri) Lim Kok Thay is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive of the Genting Group, one of Asia’s leading multinational corporations. Tan Sri Lim is instrumental in the internationalization of the Genting Group and was the key driver behind the development of the Group’s casino projects worldwide. Tan Sri Lims visionary foresight and entrepreneurial skills resulted in the birth of Genting Hong Kong Limited which has grown to be the third largest cruise line in the world and the leading cruise operator in Asia-Pacific. Tan Sri Lim guided the Genting Group to expand into other growth areas such as the power generation, plantation, property development, paper and paper-related manufacturing and oil & gas activities. For his invaluable contributions to Malaysia, he was bestowed the highly prestigious national award that carries the titleship of “Tan Sri” by His Majesty, the Yang DiPertuan Agong of Malaysia in June 2002. Tan Sri Lim also serves as the Joint Chief Executive of Asiatic Development Berhad, the plantation and property arm of the Genting Group and the Executive Chairman of Genting International P.L.C. In addition, he sits on the boards of other Malaysian and foreign companies, as well as on the Board of trustees of several charitable organizations in Malaysia.