KUALA LUMPUR: IHH Healthcare’s executive director Dr Tan See Leng will be the new managing director and CEO with effect from Jan 1, 2014.
The healthcare group said on Monday Dr Tan, who has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, will succeed Dr Lim Cheok Peng under the group’s leadership succession.
As for Dr Lim, IHH said he would be designated as senior advisor to the board, continuing his more than 25 years of association with the group.
“Dr Lim is also expected to work as an advisor to IHH's major shareholder, Khazanah Nasional Bhd, in some of its wellness investments, whereby some area of interaction and synergies with IHH's businesses may be developed,” it said.
IHH said Dr Tan is currently group CEO and managing director of Parkway Pantai Ltd, the group's largest operating subsidiary.
It added Dr Tan would continue to serve as group CEO of Parkway Pantai Ltd. He had been involved in all major initiatives undertaken by the group since IHH was incorporated in May 2010.